Cannes Hit Film, Fipresci’s Best Film Toni Erdmann Runs For Oscar

Toni Erdmann represent Germany in 2017 Oscar race. German industry insiders did the obvious and chose Maren Ade’s 69th Cannes Film Festival Competition hit “Toni Erdmann” as their country’s entry in the race for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Award. Toni Erdmann earlier received “Grand Prix for best film” through a poll that gathered the votes of 475 members of Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI). By this award Maren Ade’s name has written to the FIPRESCI history as the first time this prestigious honor has rewarded to a film made by a woman.