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Ali
Fear Eats the Soul

5th June 1974
1h 33m
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
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Ali: Fear Eats the Soul is a 1974 Romantic Drama film released on 5th June; Rainer Werner Fassbinder directed the film which stars Hark Bohm, Irm Hermann, and Kurt Raab.

Rotten Tomatoes
100%
IMDb
8.0

Emmi Kurowski, a cleaning lady, is lonely in her old age. Her husband died years ago, and her grown children offer little companionship. One night she goes to a bar frequented by Arab immigrants and strikes up a friendship with middle-aged mechanic Ali. Their relationship soon develops into something more, and Emmi's family and neighbors criticize their spontaneous marriage. Soon Emmi and Ali are forced to confront their own insecurities about their future.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 2:58am.

Cast (18)

Hark Bohm
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Irm Hermann
Age at Filming ≈ 31
Kurt Raab
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Lilo Pempeit
Age at Filming ≈ 51
Brigitte Mira
Age at Filming ≈ 63
Marquard Bohm
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Barbara Valentin
Age at Filming ≈ 33
El Hedi ben Salem
Age at Filming ≈ 37
Karl Scheydt
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Walter Sedlmayr
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Elma Karlowa
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Margit Symo
Age at Filming ≈ 60
Doris Mattes
Age at Filming ≈ 35
Gusti Kreissl
Age at Filming ≈ 69

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Ali: Fear Eats the Soul Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

6% 20-29
44% 30-39
11% 40-49
6% 50-59
17% 60-69
17% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

50% Female
50% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul FAQ

When was Ali: Fear Eats the Soul released?

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul was released on Wednesday June 5th, 1974.

How much did Ali: Fear Eats the Soul cost to make?

The budget was $130,000.

Is Ali: Fear Eats the Soul on Netflix?

No, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Ali: Fear Eats the Soul on Amazon Prime?

No, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Ali: Fear Eats the Soul on Disney Plus?

No, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States