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Feature Film | 2014-2016 | Drama, Tragicomedy | Austria, Germany

Shooting data

Start of shooting12/06/2014
End of shooting27/09/2014
LocationsAachen (Germany), Bucharest (Romania)
Filming regionsWest Germany

Trailers/Videos

Brief synopsis

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 corny pranks. What’s worse are his little 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 flashy „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. In all the madness, Ines begins to understand that her eccentric father might deserve some place in her life after all.

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Sandra HüllerInes [L]
Peter SimonischekWinfried Conradi/Toni Erdmann [L]
Michael WittenbornHenneberg [SR]
Thomas LoiblGerald [SR]
Trystan PütterTim Marburger [SR]
Ingrid BisuAnca [SR]
Hadewych MinisTatjana [SR]
Lucy RussellSteph [SR]
Victoria CociasFlavia [SR]
Alexandru PapadopolDascalu [SR]
Vlad IvanovIlliescu [SR]
Victorija MalektorovychNatalja Henneberg [SR]
Ingrid BurkhardAnnegret [SR]
Jürg LöwGerhard [SR]
Ruth ReineckeRenate [SR]
Nicolas WackerbarthCoach Leopold [SR]
Mihai ManolacheFarmer oil field [SR]
Radu BanzaruBogdan [SR]
Niels BormannKurierfahrer [SR]
Radu DumitracheManager Spa [SR]
Klara HöfelsIrma [SR]
Hartmut StankeWalter [SR]
Hans LöwOliver [SR]
Julischka EichelBabette [SR]
Lennart MohoLukas [SR]
Irene RindjeBärbel [SR]
Sava LolovMr. Vermillard [SR]
John KeoghMr. Myers [BP]
Cezara DafinescuDorina [BP]
Rita WinkelmannBeerdigungsgast [BP]
Ursula RennekeLehrerin [BP]
Ingo WimmerModerator Schulveranstaltung [BP]
Anna Maria BergoldTabea [BP]
Ralf GrubeAmt Schulleiter [BP]
Tadeusz JanuszewskiBenjamin [BP]
Irina SchneiderBenjamin's Frau [BP]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Production accountantAndrea Göpfert
Production accountantLies Schumandl
Production accountantEva Trenka
Vfx supervisorManfred Büttner
Digital compositor / compositing artistSebastian Mietzner
ARRI Mitte
ARRI Mitte
Title designerToby Cornish
Dailies coloristSeverin Schultze
Director of photographyPatrick Orth
2nd unit dopPeter Drittenpreis
8 DT 2nd + B
8 DT 2nd + B
Camera operatorRoman Schauerte
2 DT Deutschlandteil
2 DT Deutschlandteil
1st assistant cameraAnne Lindemann
B-Kamera, 2 DT Deutschlandteil
B-Kamera, 2 DT Deutschlandteil
1st assistant cameraJohannes Neumann [1]
A-Cam
A-Cam
Steadicam focus pullerAdrian Paduretu
DIT digital imaging technicianValentin Steiner
DT55, DT56
DT55, DT56
DIT digital imaging technicianSeverin Schultze
2xAlexa | OnSet Lab | 55 Drehtage
2xAlexa | OnSet Lab | 55 Drehtage
Video assist/playback operatorMalte Schwind
Casting directorNatalia Drozd-Makan
Casting directorViorica Capdefier
Casting directorAmanda Tabak
Casting directorNina Haun
Casting assistantSilvia Stark
Casting assistantAlrun Seifert
Costume designerGitti Fuchs
Wettbewerb Cannes 2016
Wettbewerb Cannes 2016
Assistant costume designerSvenja Gassen
Costumer / wardrobeInga Cuypers
StylistBetty Sommer
Personl Stylist to Sandra Hueller for BAFTA/ Golden Globe/ Oscars 2017/18
Personl Stylist to Sandra Hueller for BAFTA/ Golden Globe/ Oscars 2017/18
Additional costumersAda Oehrlein
Additional costumersNicole Ebben
Aachen
Aachen
DirectorMaren Ade
1st AD (local system)Christian Hoyer
1st AD
1st AD
Crowd 2nd AD (local system)Henning Marquaß
Zusatz NRW - 2 DT
Zusatz NRW - 2 DT
Crowd 2nd AD (local system)Janis Mazuch
NRW
NRW
Crowd 2nd AD (local system)Annika Pinske
/ dramaturgische Beratung
/ dramaturgische Beratung
Script continuityAnnette Drees
EditorHeike Parplies
German Film Award 2017 Best Editing, Film+ Best Editing Feature Film
German Film Award 2017 Best Editing, Film+ Best Editing Feature Film
Assistant editorLaura Lauzemis
Key gripMaike Maier
GripPaolo Sanzani
Team Aachen
Team Aachen
GafferStephan Rother
Best boy electricKyriakos Thoufexis
Best boy electricDan Lita
Lighting technician / electricianMarkus Wichmann
Lighting technician / electricianChristian Goerges
deutschland
deutschland
Additional electricianRoman Breitwieser
Lighting assistantManuel Dietsche
Deutschland
Deutschland
Makeup artist / hair stylistMonika Münnich
Makeup artist / hair stylistWiltrud Derschmidt
Additional make up artistEva Mittmann
Additional make up artistAstrid Weber
NRW
NRW
Additional make up artistDolores Sanchez
Additional make up artistLisa Meier
ArrangerMichael Mühlhaus
Music consultantMartin Hossbach
ProducerJonas Dornbach
ProducerJanine Jackowski
ProducerMaren Ade
Delegate producerAda Solomon
Co-producerAntonin Svoboda
Co-producerBruno Wagner
Assistant to producerIoana Cristina Tarchila
Production designerSilke Fischer
Assistant production designerMarie-Luise Balzer
Art directorMalina Ionescu
Set decoratorKatja Schlömer
Deutschland
Deutschland
Assistant set decoratorKatia Kandziora
Deutschland
Deutschland
Prop masterMugur Sabo
Standby propsAnja Heinicke
Nominierung für Oscar 2016
Nominierung für Oscar 2016
Location scoutVolko Kamensky
Location scoutJochen Dehn
Location scoutJanis Mazuch
NRW
NRW
Property driverAlexander Schwarz [1]
Line producerBen von Dobeneck
Production managerOle Nicolaisen
Production coordinatorClaudia Jubeh
Aachen
Aachen
Production coordinatorKatrin Ewerlin
Production coordinatorIlinca Belciu
Production coordinatorZsuzsanna Kiràly
Assistant production managerMariam Shatberashvili
Vorbereitung
Vorbereitung
Assistant production managerDaria Wichmann
1 Monat
1 Monat
Assistant production managerLeonie Schäfer
Unit manager (local system)Laura Einmahl
Location manager (local system)Mirela Tugui
Location manager (local system)David Hils
Location Manager Germany
Location Manager Germany
Set manager/ floor managerOliver Odenthal
1 DT Vertretung
1 DT Vertretung
Set manager/ floor managerSven Rosenkranz
+ Motivaufnahmeleitung Deutschland
+ Motivaufnahmeleitung Deutschland
Set manager/ floor managerKai Hülsmann
Letzte Woche
Letzte Woche
Assistant set/floor managerManuel Schildknecht
2 Tage Ersatz
2 Tage Ersatz
Assistant set/floor managerCatalin Varga
/ Key Set PA
/ Key Set PA
Assistant set/floor managerOliver Odenthal
Deutschland
Deutschland
Production driverSilvio Heß
PA internDaria Wichmann
3 Monate Vorproduktion
3 Monate Vorproduktion
Set runnerDaria Wichmann
Dreh in Deutschland
Dreh in Deutschland
Set runnerSebastian Depping
ScreenwriterMaren Ade
Subtitle translationMireille Onon
DE -> FR
DE -> FR
Production sound mixerPatrick Veigel
Boom operatorOliver Göbel
ADR
ADR
Boom operatorHans Jörg Bramm
Boom operatorFrank Gorgas
Dreh Aachen
Dreh Aachen
Second boom operatorAndrei Sibisan
Sound re-recording mixerBernhard Maisch
Sound designerMatz Müller
Sound designerErik Mischijew
Dialogue editorFabian Schmidt
Foley artistMartin Langenbach
Commissioning editorAndrea Hanke
WDR
WDR
Commissioning editorUlrich Herrmann
SWR
SWR
Commissioning editorGeorg Steinert
Arte
Arte
Subtitle editorMatthew Way
Social media managerAnya Rutsche

Production companies

CompanyComment
Komplizen Film GmbH
Coop99 Filmproduktion GmbH [at]
coproduction
coproduction
HiFilm [ro]
coproduction
coproduction
Missing Link Films [de]
coproduction
coproduction
SWR Südwestrundfunk (Zusammenschluss von SDR und SWF) [de]
coproduction
coproduction
WDR - Westdeutscher Rundfunk [de]
coproduction
coproduction
Arte [de/fr]
participation
participation

Distribution / Sales companies

CompanyComment
NFP Marketing & Distribution [de]
Germany (theatrical)
Germany (theatrical)
The Match Factory GmbH [de]
International Sales
International Sales

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Cameras and UtilitiesLabOnSet
DIT Equipment komplett (Computer, Monitore, Storage, Shuttles, etc.)
DIT Equipment komplett (Computer, Monitore, Storage, Shuttles, etc.)
GripMaier Bros. GmbH
ActingDubdolls
Dialog Coaching (ENG) Sandra Hüller
Dialog Coaching (ENG) Sandra Hüller
CastingCasting Petra Ohler
Komparsen und KD NRW
Komparsen und KD NRW
Finance/Law/Insuranceadag Payroll Services GmbH
Komparsenabrechnung
Komparsenabrechnung
Production ServicesCineblock Verkehrssicherung GmbH
Absperrmaßnahmen Aachen
Absperrmaßnahmen Aachen
Production ServicesDinner for Tour - Ruth Küppers
Catering in NRW
Catering in NRW
Production Servicesplan-b-services
div. Reinigungen
div. Reinigungen
Public Relation/PublicityMedia Office GbR
Transportation, Travel and AccomodationUpper Level Travel GmbH
CostumesTheaterkunst GmbH Kostümausstattung
KB: Gitti Fuchs
KB: Gitti Fuchs
CostumesWellenstein zeitgenössische Kostüme GmbH
KB: Gitti Fuchs
KB: Gitti Fuchs
Makeup and HairMaskenatelier Babelsberg [de]
Perückenverleih
Perückenverleih
PropsFTA Film- und Theater-Ausstattung GmbH
alle Bereiche Köln
alle Bereiche Köln
Film Processing/TransfersMedia Services GmbH - Pharos The Post Group
Sound (Postproduction)Out of Silence
Sound (Postproduction)Tremens Tonstudio Wien [at]
Subtitles / Audio descriptionWay Film GmbH – Translation & Production

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Maren Ade2018Goya [es]
Mejor película europea
Mejor película europeaNominated
Patrick Veigel2017Preis der deutschen Filmkritik 2016
Beste Musik
Beste MusikNominated
Maren Ade2017London Film Critics' Circle
Bester nicht-englischsprachiger Film
Bester nicht-englischsprachiger FilmWinner
Maren Ade2017Golden Globes [us]
Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language
Best Motion Picture, Foreign LanguageNominated
Maren Ade2017Jupiter Award
Bester Film (National)
Bester Film (National)Nominated
Maren Ade2017Academy Awards - Oscar [us]
Best Foreign Language Film
Best Foreign Language FilmNominated
Maren Ade2017Diagonale [at]
Spielfilm
SpielfilmNominated
Maren Ade2017l'Académie des César [fr)
Meilleur film étranger
Meilleur film étrangerNominated
Maren Ade2017Preis der deutschen Filmkritik 2016
Bester Spielfilm
Bester SpielfilmWinner
Maren Ade2017Preis der deutschen Filmkritik 2016
Bestes Drehbuch
Bestes DrehbuchWinner

TV-broadcast

TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
RepeatGermanyarteThursday, 02/12/2021, 10.30 PM
RepeatFrancearteThursday, 02/12/2021, 10.25 PM
RepeatFrancearteWednesday, 29/07/2020, 8.55 PM
RepeatGermanyarteWednesday, 29/07/2020, 8.15 PM
RepeatFranceOCS [fr]Monday, 22/04/2019, 7.55 AMOCS City
RepeatFrancearteMonday, 12/11/2018, 8.55 PMpremière diffusion en clair
First showingFranceCanal+ [fr]Saturday, 17/06/2017, 8.50 PMCanal + Cinéma

Cinema releases and premieres

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseFranceWednesday, 17/08/2016
Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 14/07/2016