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  • Published: [United States] : Criteria Collection : [Distributed by] Wellspring Media, [2003], c1974.
  • Year Published: 1974
  • Description: 2 videodiscs (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: German
  • Format: DVD

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  • 1559409398 :
  • 715515014120


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Ali, fear eats the soul = : Angst essen Seele auf

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Call number: DVD FLC-GER Ali

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor

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Originally released 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.

Brigitte Mira, El Hedi Ben Salem, Barbara Valentin, Irm Hermann, Elma Karlowa, Anita Bucher, Gusti Kreissl, Doris Mattes, Margit Symo.

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.

DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital mono ; Full screen.

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