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FEAR EATS THE SOUL

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FEAR EATS THE SOUL

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 93m 8s

Release date 31/03/2017

BBFCInsight moderate sex, nudity, language, racism theme

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Cast includes Brigitte Mira, El Hedi Ben Salem, Barbara Valentin, Irm Hermann, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Karl Scheydt, Doris Mathes, Walter Sedlmayr, Marquard Bohm, Peter Gauhe, Elma Karlowa, Gusti Kreissl, Anita Bucher

Summary FEAR EATS THE SOUL is a subtitled German drama, from 1974, in which an older woman begins a relationship with a much younger Moroccan migrant worker.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 21/03/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

FEAR EATS THE SOUL is a subtitled German drama, from 1974, in which an older woman begins a relationship with a much younger Moroccan migrant worker.

Sex

In one scene a naked woman walks towards a man who is sitting naked on a bed, and they subsequently embrace on the bed; however, no further sexual activity is shown. There is also a scene in which a woman unbuttons a man's shirt; however, the scene ends before any further sexual activity.

Nudity

There is a scene of male nudity when a man takes a shower.

Language

The film contains some moderate bad language (for example, 'cock', 'whore', 'slut'), as well as some milder bad language (for example, 'bastards', 'shit', 'God', 'Christ', 'hell').

Discrimination

The film deals with racism encountered by the film's central characters. The racist attitudes of some of the characters is challenged, and their racist behaviour is not condoned by the film.

There are scenes in which a man collapses and is subsequently shown lying in a hospital bed.

Details

Title
FEAR EATS THE SOUL
Also known as
ANGST ESSEN SEELE AUFALI: FEAR EATS THE SOUL
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Arrow Film Distributors Ltd
Classified date(s)
06/03/2017
Main language
German
Submitted run time
93m 8s
Approved footage
8382+0
BBFC reference
BFF030285
Registration number
CFJ41640
Remarks
Subtitled

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