TWIGN: Cuties

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Netflix has come under fire for what some are calling a tasteless depiction of underage girls in one of their posters. “Cuties” is a foreign film produced by France 3 for the streaming service and follows an eleven-year-old girl named Amy. A Senegalese immigrant living in Paris with her mother, Amy is inspired to join her neighbor Angelica’s dance group after seeing her dance. The film’s themes of growing up, culture clash, and the hypersexualization of children are lost in the recent backlash against Netflix’s marketing for the movie. Netflix’s response didn’t help either…

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