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‘Deleter’ Teaser Trailer Enters the Shadowy World of Online Content Moderation

Bloody Disgusting — 27.09.2022


On the way from Philippines director Mikhail Red is a horror movie titled Deleter, and Variety has shared the official teaser trailer along with additional information this week.

Nadine Lustre and Mccoy Deleon star in Deleter, which sounds a little bit similar to Prano Bailey-Bond’s Censor (2021), only with a social media twist to the proceedings.

“The film follows Lyra, who works shifts at a shadowy online content moderation office where employees, known as deleters, are tasked with the process of filtering graphic uploads from reaching social media platforms. The responsibility of censorship proves bearable for Lyra, whom her co-workers, as well as her boss Simon, observe as a cold person unfazed by the disturbing imagery she sees on a daily basis.

“What they do not know is that Lyra hides a deep trauma. Lyra’s attempt to erase and forget her past has forced her to don an apathetic face to the horrors of the world.”

Mikhail and Nikolas Red wrote the script for Deleter.

Variety notes, “Production will wrap by the end of September and the plan is to target film festivals that take place at the end of 2022 and the first quarter of 2023.”

This article was first published here.