A German film is back in competition in Cannes after an eight-year hiatus. Could Maren Ade's "Toni Erdmann" walk away with the Palme d'Or?
The Palme d'Or is considered to be the most prestigious award in the film industry. A total of 19 directors are competing this year for the award for best film. But like the rest of the world, Cannes is in shock.
A year after Maren Ade's "Toni Erdmann" took Cannes by storm, the world's most important film festival is paying closer attention to German cinema than it has in a long time - including Diane Kruger's first German film.
Maren Ade can now hope to pick up the best foreign film award for her prize-winning surprise Cannes hit Toni Erdmann. But the competition from Denmark and Iran looks tough.
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