On April 27, the Hotel Indigo St. Petersburg-Tchaikovskogo and the St. Petersburg International Festival of Festivals film festival invited their partners and friends to a private film screening.
The guests were presented with a touching comedy by German director Maren Ade “Toni Erdmann” (Toni Erdmann), which became a sensation of the 69th International Cannes Film Festival in May 2016.
The film won the Golden Iris Grand Prix at the European International Film Festival in Brussels in 2016, the FIPRESCI award at the International Cannes Film Festival-2016, the EFA-2016 European Film Academy Award in nominations: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actress, Best Actor , As well as a film critics prize at the Norwegian Film Festival-2016 and awards for the best film and best male role at the International Film Festival in Montreal-2016. The film was nominated for an Oscar as the best foreign film from Germany.
During the year the film was also shown at the International Film Festivals in New York, Brussels, Sarajevo, Wroclaw, Melbourne, Odessa, Yerevan.
The cinema evening was held by a popular Petersburg`s radio host Tatiana Troyanskaya.