About

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...

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Written by

Rainer Werner Fassbinder (Author)

Runtime

93 minutes

Country

Germany

Language

German

Cast

Keywords

wife husband relationship parent child relationship germany unsociability new german cinema foreigner german-turkish living together

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