A journalist risks her life by infiltrating militant extremist groups online.
Plot: What's the story about?
Follows an undercover British journalist in her quest to bait and expose a terrorist recruiter through social media, while trying not to be sucked in by her recruiter and lured into becoming a militant extremist herself.
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Production: What we know about Profile?
- Inspired by the 2015 nonfiction bestseller In the Skin of a Jihadist by a French journalist who now has round-the-clock police protection and has changed her name to Anna Érelle.
- Profile premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 2018, receiving rave critics’ reviews and an Audience Award, and took the same prize at SXSW later that year.
- The unconventional thriller plays out entirely on a computer screen in the Screenlife format, pioneered by Bekmambetov. As a producer, his big break came with his Screenlife films Unfriended, which was picked up by Universal and grossed about $65 million worldwide — on a budget of $1 million, and Debra Messing and John Cho-led Searching picked up by Sony Pictures and making $75 million on an even smaller budget.
- March 2021: The film was in Completed status.
Profile Release Date: When is the film coming out?
Profile is coming out in 2021 on Friday, May 14, 2021 (Limited release). There are 11 other movies coming out on the same date, including Spiral: From the Book of Saw, Finding You and Above Suspicion.
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