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Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

1974 | 1h 34m | Drama

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Rainer Werner Fassbinder not only directed Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Angst essen Seele auf), but also scripted the film, designed the sets, and produced. Brigitte Mira heads the cast as a lonely German cleaning woman, who enters into an affair with equally lonely--and much, much younger--Moroccan mechanic El Hedi Ben Salem. They marry, despite the shocked, bigoted reactions of those around them. This thinly disguised remake of Douglas Sirk's All That Heaven Allows (cult favorite Sirk was one of Fassbinder's personal heroes) won the international critic's prize at the Cannes Film Festival.~ Hal ...

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'Ali: Fear Eats the Soul' Movie details

Director

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Stars

Brigitte Mira El Hedi ben Salem Barbara Valentin Irm Hermann Elma Karlowa Anita Bucher Gusti Kreissl Doris Mattes Margit Symo Katharina Herberg

Release date

05 Jun 1974
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