Fear Eats the Soul
- 1h 33min
- Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
- Written by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
- Cast: Brigitte Mira, El Hedi ben Salem, Barbara Valentin, Irm Hermann
- Language: German, Arabic
A middle-aged charwoman who used to be a Nazi Party member, takes up with a young Arab immigrant worker, much to the consternation of her friends and neighbours. Typically melodramatic Fassbinder study of a disintegrating relationship, which also examines the problems of racism in West German society.
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