Medienboard-funded films "Toni Erdmann" and "Ma Loute" in Cannes Competition
Berlin/Potsdam/Cannes – Congratulations to director Maren Ade and the Berlin-based producers from Komplizen Film: The Medienboard-funded production "Toni Erdmann" has been accepted into competition in the Cannes international film festival! The father-daughter drama features Sandra Hüller and Peter Simonischek in its leading roles.
With this selection, Maren Ade becomes the first female German director since Margarethe von Trotta (“Paura e amore”, 1988) to have a film in the running for the Golden Palm!
In addition, Bruno Dumont’s Medienboard-funded, Franco-German comedy "Ma Loute", produced by Thanassis Karathanos’ Berlin-based Twenty Twenty Vision Filmproduktion, will celebrate its world premiere in Competition at Cannes. The top-notch ensemble walking the red carpet for this film includes Juliette Binoche, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, and Fabrice Luchini.