Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

92 minutes 1974 8.0

A lonely widow, Emmi, meets the significantly younger guest worker Ali when she seeks shelter from the rain in a bar. To their surprise, they soon fall for each other, but their relationship is put to the test when family, colleagues and friends doubt their love.

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul is Rainer Werner Fassbinder's melodrama tribute to love across cultural boundaries and rediscovering the joy in life.

The film is not playable outside of Norway
Original title: Angst essen Seele auf
Category: Feature Film
Genre: Drama
Actors: El Hedi ben Salem, Brigitte Mira, Barbara Valentin
Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Script: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Country: Germany
Language: Arabic, German