Many correctly pointed out that the poster was inappropriate; those who had seen the film also correctly pointed out that it was a misleading and offensive image to market what was actually a sensitive portrait of female adolescence by a gifted woman of color. It was the kind of wild-eyed, hysterical allegation that, in previous years, would have primarily been promoted on fringe message boards and in Facebook posts authored by crackpot aunts, only to quietly wither on the vine. Yet this was not the trajectory of the Cuties debacle. In September, the film finally premiered on Netflix, giving people on the internet a chance to actually see it and weigh its merits for themselves. Mainstream public figures and organizations purported to be outraged by the film. In a letter, Sen.
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T he movie Cuties, which won coveted prizes at the Sundance Film Festival , is scheduled to air this fall on Netflix. I was transfixed, watching with a mixture of shock and admiration. I asked myself if these young girls understood what they were doing. In an industry that prizes the kind of exotic, cross-cultural storytelling that the French-Senegalese filmmaker offers, it is not surprising that the film has won prizes at Sundance. Apparently it never occurred to executives at the entertainment company that such a film would be seen as problematic. Cultural elites had vetted it as a sophisticated tale about the over-sexualization of young girls, and an exploration of the tensions between Muslim and liberal cultures.
Netflix's New Film 'Cuties' Sexualizes Prepubescent Girls And It's Disgusting
You are now logged in. Forgot your password? The French film Cuties , currently available on Netflix, has outraged American politicians who say it sexualizes prepubescent girls.
The movie we have all NOT been waiting for, "Cuties" has officially been released onto Netflix, and as well all expected, it's creepy and disturbing. If you haven't heard about this film yet, it's about young prepubescent girls who are on a dance team that is into twerking, but it's more than that. The filmmaker describes it as a good "coming-of-age" story, which, after watching it, it really isn't.