Oray strives to be a better person but struggles with his shady past. His dream of being a good Muslim and the perfect husband is suddenly shattered while arguing with his wife. Oray goes to Cologne, where he tries to rebuild his life in a new Muslim community. But he is constantly torn between his faith, everyday reality and identity.
- "The winner of the Berlinale's Best First Feature Award is a powerful film about Muslim communities in Europe, with the fantastic Zejhun Demirov in the title role."
- "Demirov has a potent screen presence, holding nothing back in a wrenching performance...."
Awards & Recognition
Best First Feature
Berlin Int'l. Film Festival
Grand Jury Prize
Angers European First Film Festival
Göteborg Film Festival
Seattle Int'l. Film Festival
Istanbul Film Festival
Geneva Int'l. Film Festival