Toni Erdmann
Toni Erdmann

Toni Erdmann

Director Maren Ade

Production year 2016

Length 162min.

Country Germany/Austria/Romania


Practical joker Winfried disguises himself as flashy “Toni Erdmann” to get busy Ines’ attention and change her corporate lifestyle. The father-daughter challenge reaches absurd proportions until Ines begins to see that her eccentric father deserves a place in her life...


Maren Ade
Maren Ade



Maren Ade, Jonas Dornbach, Janine Jackowski, Michel Merkt


Maren Ade

Director of Photography

Patrick Orth

Production designer

Silke Fischer, Mălina Ionescu


Erik Mischijew, Matz Müller


Heike Parplies


Sandra Hüller, Peter Simonischek, Lucy Russell, Trystan Wyn Pütter, Hadewych Minis, Vlad Ivanov, John Keogh

Production company(ies)

Komplizen Film Hagelberger Str. 57 10965 Berlin, Germany T: +49 30 788 93 34-15 - - Coop 99 Filmprodktion, Austria Hi Film Productions, Romania

Maren Ade

Maren Ade was born in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. She started making amateur movies with a camcorder when she was a teenager. She attended the University of Television and Film in Munich. Maren Ade is a producer and director, known for The Forest for the Trees, Alle Anderen, and Toni Erdmann .


Ebene 9 (2000), Vegas (2001), The Forest for the Trees (2003), Alle Anderen (2009), Toni Erdmann (2016).

FILMS 2016