Toni Erdmann

Toni Erdmann

By Maren Ade

  • Genre: Foreign
  • Release Date: 2017-02-03
  • Advisory Rating: 15
  • Runtime: 2h 42min
  • Director: Maren Ade
  • Production Company: Sony Pictures Classics
  • Production Country: Austria, Germany
  • iTunes Price: GBP 9.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: GBP 5.49
From 359 Ratings


Winfried doesn’t see much of his working daughter Ines. The suddenly student-less music teacher decides to surprise her with a visit after the death of his old dog. It’s an awkward move because serious career woman Ines is working on an important project as a corporate strategist in Bucharest. The geographical change doesn’t help the two to see more eye to eye. Practical joker Winfried loves to annoy his daughter with pranks - but even worse are his jabs at her routine lifestyle of long meetings, hotel bars and performance reports. Father and daughter reach an impasse, and Winfried agrees to return home to Germany... Enter ashy Toni Erdmann, Winfried’s smooth-talking alter ego. Disguised in a tacky suit, weird wig and even weirder fake teeth, Toni barges into Ines’ professional life, claiming to be her CEO’s life coach. As Toni, Winfried is bolder and doesn’t hold back, but Ines meets the challenge. The harder they push, the closer they become, and in all the madness, Ines slowly begins to understand that her eccentric father might deserve a place in her life after all.



  • Funny; quirky; refreshing

    I haven't laughed like that in years - crying with so much laughter I couldn't see the film through the tears!
  • Mediocre

    By FransouaGaskon
    Don't understand the positive reviews. A long, tedious and poorly made film attempting to explore the meaning of life in the most bland uninteresting manner. Poorly acted characters you just can't relate to. At the same time attempts to advertise Romania and does even this remarkably poorly.
  • Toni Erdmann

    By The Film Guru
    What a beautiful film! Everyone should be forced to watch it. A truly original and remarkable piece of film-making.
  • Superb

    By Martinptr
    Lovely film.