Department of Germanic Studies

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1974

Tue, September 11, 2012 | BUR 208

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

Emmi, a woman in the second half of her life with grown children, falls in love with Ali, a Berber guest worker more than ten years younger. When they both decide to marry, everybody seems to be against them. When the people around them calm down and begin to show acceptance, Emmi and Ali begin to question their relationship. This film is often regarded as a landmark film in the New German Cinema. (approx. 93 minutes)

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