Netflix Cuties: Is Actually Really Good

BY VIVIAN EBISKE

IG: @WOAHITSVIVIAN



LOS ANGELES - You’re probably giving this article the side-eye because of the title, and I don’t blame you. Because of the promotion poster that Netflix circulated, numerous reaction videos you’ve probably seen on YouTube criticizing the poster and a few scenes, or articles that you’ve probably read, you’ve already gotten a bad and unfair first impression of this film.


Well, I'm here to tell you that you should let go of everybody else's opinion on this film (from pandering Senators to view-hungry YouTubers), and watch it for yourself. Once you watch it, you'll see that there is so much more to this film than just little eleven year old girls twerking and gyrating.


The film, "Cuties" (French: Mignonnes), directed by Maimouna Doucoure is revolved around a Senegalese-French eleven year old, Aminita, or Amy for short, who is raised in a traditional Muslim household with her --practically single-- mother and two brothers. They are waiting for their fathe