Profane poster

Usama Alshaibi

 Usama Alshaibi (born in Baghdad, Iraq on November 20, 1969) is an Iraqi-American independent fil

USA, 2010, 78 min, English spoken, no subtitles

Muna is a young girl from Jordan living in the States where she takes up work as a dominatrix. Her Muslim upbringing and the voices she hears in her head work against her and bring her into a situation where she can no longer discern reality and fantasy.

Profane brings this story at its own tempo, and the film is carried by Muna, who keeps herself busy with the two completely different worlds. The story is told in a unique fashion, whereby the details of, for example, the camera work, make the film quite special.