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Engin Günaydin in Takva: A Man's Fear of God

Takva: A Man's Fear of God

2006 NR

Leading a quiet life in Istanbul, middle-aged bachelor Muharrem (Erkan Can) is stunned when a powerful religious leader asks him to manage his numerous apartments and shops. But along with Western suits, a car and a cell phone, the job brings new challenges that test the devout Muharrem's faith. This thought-provoking character study explores the complex issues that arise when religious tradition intersects with the modern world.