Agenda Municipal / Movies Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

Thu 30 Mar
Cineclube de Joane programme (Are There No Cinephiles Anymore?!, Fassbinder, master of melodrama)

Small Auditorium | 21h45

Admission: 4 euros. Free for members of the Cineclube de Joane | Original title: Angst Essen Seele Auf (Germany, 1973) | Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Cast: Brigitte Mira, El Hedi Ben Salem, Barbara Valentin, Irm Hermann | Rating: M/12 | Duration: 90 min

The discovery of Sirk's work was crucial for Fassbinder, who here as uses All that Heaven Allows, transposing it to the Germany of the 1970s, radicalising the age difference between the two lovers by cultural and racial differences. However, Fassbinder did not just transpose the story of Sirk's film to the Germany of his time, for, as he said, "one is not forced to remake something simply because it seemed beautiful to us. You have to try to tell a personal story by relying on the impression made by the film.
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