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Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

Germany, German, 93 mins

Original Title

Angst essen Seele auf
  • Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
  • Writer: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
  • Producer: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

CGiii Comment

Fassbiner puts a little warmth into a cold place.

The tableaux and awkward acting simply adds to the eccentricity...but, there is a savage truth, straightforward...no mincing of words.

It's humanity - at its bleakest and the heartwarming potential it has...

Stylised and smart. Very smart.


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The(ir) Blurb...

Emmi, a German woman in her mid-sixties, falls in love with Ali, a Moroccan immigrant worker around twenty-five years younger. When they abruptly decide to marry, everyone around them seems appalled. When the folks calm down a bit, Emmi and Ali's relationship grows uncertain.

Cast & Characters

Brigitte Mira as Emmi Kurowski;
El Hedi ben Salem as Ali;
Barbara Valentin as Barbara;
Irm Hermann as Krista;
Karl Scheydt as Albert Kurowski;
Marquard Bohm as Gruber;
Walter Sedlmayr as Angermayer;
Doris Mattes as Mrs. Angermeyer;
Lilo Pempeit as Mrs. Munchmeyer;
Gusti Kreissl as Paula;
Margit Symo as Hedwig;
Elisabeth Bertram as Frieda;
Helga Ballhaus as Yolanda;
Elma Karlowa as Mrs. Kargus;
Anita Bucher as Mrs. Ellis

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