FEAR EATS THE SOUL
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
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.
- ECI information
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.
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.
There is a scene of male nudity when a man takes a shower.
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').
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.
- FEAR EATS THE SOUL
- Also known as
- ANGST ESSEN SEELE AUFALI: FEAR EATS THE SOUL
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- 93m 8s
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