Tonio (film)

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Tonio (film).jpg
Film poster
Directed byPaula van der Oest
Written byA.F. Th. van der Heijden
Hugo Heinen
StarringChris Peters
Release date
  • 22 September 2016 (2016-09-22)
Running time
100 minutes
Box office$832,787q[1][2]

Tonio is a 2016 Dutch drama film directed by Paula van der Oest.[3][4] It was based on the book of the same name by A.F. Th. van der Heijden. It was selected as the Dutch entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards but it was not nominated.[5] The film won the Pearl Award at the Film by the Sea festival in the Netherlands in 2017.[6]


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  1. ^ "'Tonio' (2016) International Box Office Results". Boxofficemojo. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Tonio". The Numbers. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Tonio". Eye Film. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Feature Film Academy Entry". Eye Film Institute Netherlands. 9 August 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  5. ^ Roxborough, Scott (6 September 2016). "Oscars: Netherlands Selects Tonio for Foreign-Language Category". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  6. ^ "Film by the Sea: Awards" (in Dutch). Film by the Sea. Retrieved 12 October 2017.

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