German Studies Film Series Part 1

Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 4:00pm

main campus, THH 309K

Toni Erdmann(2016), 163 minutes, by Maren Ade

German Academy Award nominee for best foreign film:

Winfried rarely sees his daughter Ines since she left for a high-powered corporate job. So when he drops by to visit, the two quickly find themselves at odds as his quirky antics clash with her slick lifestyle. Determined to be part of her world, Winfried reappears as alter ego “Toni Erdmann,” an outrageous life coach who turns his daughter’s career plans upside-down. In the course of all the madness, the two discover that maybe they have more in common than they imagined.


Event Type

Arts, Film Screening




University Park Campus

German Studies Program
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