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‘Toni Erdmann’ – German comedy masterpiece about father-son love

'Toni Erdmann' - German comedy masterpiece about father-son love 2
'Toni Erdmann' - German comedy masterpiece about father-son love 2

After the success of Everyone Else (2009), filmmaker Maren Ade stayed away from the big screen for six years before returning to write and direct the film Toni Erdmann.

With a duration of up to 162 minutes, the new work has a slow pace that is different from other Hollywood films with the same theme.

Trailer for German comedy film ‘Toni Erdmann’

Behind the humorous situations, Toni Erdmann is actually an inside story about family separation.

A stressful work environment causes Ines to lead an almost stoic lifestyle – promoting self-restraint.

'Toni Erdmann' - German comedy masterpiece about father-son love

Poster for the movie `Toni Erdmann`.

The film Toni Erdmann also carries a message about the competition of contemporary office culture.

With a father’s affection, Winfried understands his child.

'Toni Erdmann' - German comedy masterpiece about father-son love

The work features a humorous nude party scene.

Toni Erdmann’s success also comes from the great acting of the duo Peter Simonischek – Sandra Hüller.

At first, Peter Simonischek stood out thanks to his strangeness, but later on Hüller impressed more and more with the emotional restraint of an introverted woman.

'Toni Erdmann' - German comedy masterpiece about father-son love

The film reflects loneliness in modern society.

Debuting at the Cannes Film Festival, Toni Erdmann was unanimously praised by critics.

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