Release Date: October 5th, 1974
DVD Release Date: June 24th, 2003
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 34 min
Emmi Kurowski (Brigitte Mira), 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 (El Hedi ben Salem). Their relationship soon develops into something more, and Emmi's family and neighbors criticize their spontaneous marriage. Soon Emmi and Ali are forced to confront their own insecurities about their future.
Director: Rainer Fassbinder
Production Co: Filmverlag der Autoren
Distributors: New Yorker Films