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Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Angst essen Seele auf) (1974)

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
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Irm Hermann Irm Hermann
Elma Karlowa Elma Karlowa
Mrs. Kargus
Anita Bucher Anita Bucher
Mrs. Ellis
Doris Mattes Doris Mattes
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Margit Symo Margit Symo

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A good movie

4 years, 10 months ago at Jul 31 12:50
Honestly, I have to admit it that I haven't seen many movies directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder so I cannot really judge his work (at least, the situation is not as bad as with Andrei Tarkovsky as I haven’t seen anything directed by this great maste). Anyway, this flick is the one I have seen which made the best impression on me. Indeed, if I remember correctly, I saw it when I was living in E... read more
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Emmi, a woman truly in the second half of life falls in love with Ali, a more than ten years younger Arab guest worker. When they both decide to marry, everybody and everyone seems to be against them. When the folks calm down a bit, Emmi and Ali get deeply unsure about their relationship.
Release date: 5 June 1974
UPC: 715515014120
Tags: Germany (5), 1974 (5), 1970s (4), Melodrama (3), German (3), Racism (3), Love (2), Family Relationships (2), Cafe (2), Friendship (2), Sex (2), Couscous (2), Male Frontal Nudity (2), Marriage (2), Stealing (2), Husband Wife Relationship (2), Hospital (2), Brandy (2), Romance (2), Race Relations (2)
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