#CancelNetflix trending on social media over ‘Cuties’ film backlash

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    The French movie that arrived on Netflix this week, has been met with controversy. Critics of the film say it sexualizes young women, while many argue that the initial marketing of the film doesn’t do it justice. In other news, big tech names announced major changes to their platforms this week. Efforts from Google, Twitter and Facebook in avoiding misinformation before the upcoming elections in the US. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

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    In This Story: Cuties

    Cuties is a 2020 French coming-of-age drama film written and directed by Maïmouna Doucouré in her feature directorial debut. The film stars Fathia Youssouf, Médina El Aidi-Azouni, Esther Gohourou, Ilanah Cami-Goursolas and Maïmouna Gueye.

    It proved to be a controversial movie, with Netflix’s ads for the movie drawing ire from many commentators.

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