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Title Angst essen Seele auf [videorecording] = Ali, fear eats the soul / Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation presents ; Tango-Film Produktion Nummer fünf ; ein Film von Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

Imprint [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Library Connection DVD    G ANG    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 198
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 198.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
Special features: Disc one: original theatrical trailer -- Disc two: introduction by director Todd Haynes; interviews with actress Brigitte Mira and editor Thea Eymesz; short film "Angst isst Seele auf" (2002); from the BBC: "Signs of vigorous life: new German cinema"; excerpt from "The American soldier: featuring Margarethe von Trotta; a 16-page booklet, featuring a new essay by critic Chris Fujiwara and a reprint of Michael Toteberg's introduction to the published screenplay.
Credits Director of photography, Jürgen Jurges ; editor, Thea Eymèsz.
Cast Brigitte Mira, El Hedi Ben Salem, Barbara Valentin, Irm Hermann, Elma Karlowa, Anita Bucher, Gusti Kreissl, Doris Mattes, Margit Symo.
Summary Lonely widow Emmi Kurowski meets Arab worker Ali in a bar during a rainstorm. They fall in love--to their own surprise, and to the shock of family, colleagues, and drinking buddies. An emotional power that reflects the ethnic tensions within German society.
Audience Not rated by MPAA.
System Details DVD, Region 1 encoding.
Language German dialogue (mono) with optional English subtitles.
Subject Interracial dating -- Germany -- Drama.
Arabs -- Germany -- Drama.
Prejudices -- Germany -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Germany -- Drama.
Longs métrages -- Allemagne (Ouest)
Germany -- Race relations -- Drama.
Germany -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama.
Indexed Term Zwischenrassisches Datieren Deutschland Drama
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Mira, Brigitte. Actor.
Ben Salem, El Hedi. Actor.
Valentin, Barbara. Actor. 1940-2002
Hermann, Irm. Actor.
Karlowa, Elma, 1932-1994. Actor.
Bucher, Anita. Actor.
Kreissl, Gusti. Actor.
Mattes, Doris. Actor.
Symo, Margit, 1913-1992. Actor.
Fassbinder, Rainer Werner, 1945-1982. Screenwriter. Director.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation.
Tango Film Produktion.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Ali, fear eats the soul
ISBN 1559409398
Standard No. 715515014120
Music No. CC1591D Criterion Collection

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