Toni Erdmann is “the funniest German comedy you will ever see” !
What more can we say? Nothing. Instead, read the RAVE REVIEWS generated by this almost-3-hours of brilliance.
This tender German comedy is a moving, often hilarious portrait of an unusual father-daughter relationship. Dave Calhoun. Time Out.
Three hours of very funny, very German comedic joy. Robbie Collin, The Telegraph.
By a wide margin the funniest almost-three-hour German comedy you will ever see. A. O. Scott, The NYTimes
To say Toni Erdmann is funny doesn’t even begin to capture the out-there texture of the jokes, and of the actors’ timing.
Stephanie Zacharek, Time
There’s nothing like Toni Erdmann in theaters right now, one of the A.V. Club’s best movies of the year. Mike D’Angelo, A.V. Club
A stunningly singular third feature by German writer-director Maren Ade, that transports the intricately magnified human observation of her previous work to a rich, unexpected comic realm. Guy Lodge, Variety
It’s some new, evolved form of awkward comedy that doesn’t strive to make the audience wince, just live in every joyously strange, uncomfortable moment. David Sims, The Atlantic.
There’s never been anything quite like the borderline-surreal intersections between the father, a towering eccentric and the scarily rigid daughter. Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal
Set in the unpromising world of German business consultancy, Toni Erdmann is a low-key triumph, especially for writer-director Maren Ade and star Sandra Hüller; a weird, thoughtful, affecting treat. Ian Freer, Empire
Flat, sober, paced like an art picture, its themes never directly announced: Toni Erdmann should be deadly. Instead, people scream at the screen. Really, they go crazy. David Edelstein, Vulture.
There are plenty of laughs in Maren Ade’s unsettling, uproarious story of a family struggling to connect, but the funny thing is – it’s not really a comedy. Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian.