The French film titled Cuties is now streaming on Netflix. It is directed by Maïmouna Doucouré. Earlier the flick released premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. There everyone appreciated the flick, especially for cast performances. Then the French film was released in the cinemas on 19 August 2020 in France. Then the movie was released on Netflix on 9 September 2020.
But before its Netflix premiere, the film is also facing a big controversy. People are accusing the film of promoting pedophilia. The director of Cuties is going through a tough time. Below are all the details which you should know about it:
Director Got Death Threats For Cuties
All things happened when Netflix released the promotional poster for Cuties. After seeing it, people started criticizing the movie for portraying young girls in a very wrong way. Then they start forcing Netflix to remove the film. Even the director of the movie Maïmouna Doucouré also received death threats from people. Netflix also removed that poster, and they claimed that Cuties did not promote pedophilia. But still, some critics also supported the movie and gave positive reviews to it.
Now some people are furious over Netflix; they even started a campaign named ‘Cancel Netflix.’ They are claiming that Netflix promotes many dangerous things, and this is not for the first time it is happening. When 365 days was released, many viewers also started a campaign against Netflix as they claimed that the movie promotes violence against women.
Official Trailer For Cuties
Netflix also shared an official trailer for the French comedy-drama movie Cutie, have a look at it:
Cast Updates For Cuties
These are the cast members of the comedy-drama movie Cuties:
- Fathia Youssouf as Amy
- Maïmouna Gueye [fr] as Mariam, the mother
- Esther Gohourou as Coumba
- Médina El Aidi-Azouni as Angelica
- Myriam Hamma as Yasmine
- Ilanah Cami-Goursolas as Jess
- Mbissine Therese Diop as the aunt
- Demba Diaw as Ismael
- Mamadou Samaké as Samba
Storyline Of Cuties
Cuties is actually the story of a youthful girl Amy whose family has old thoughts. The girl also wishes to follow the Internet culture, and later, she enters her school dance group called the cuties.