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

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.

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Alle Türken heißen Ali (Arbeitstitel), Ali - Fear Eats the Soul (1974), Strach zżerać duszę, Fear Eats the Soul, Angsten eter sjelen, Tous les autres s'appellent Ali

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