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Netflix faces a criminal charge over controversial movie ‘Cuties’

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The cost is a state felony. Netflix has been served with a summons, although an arraingment date hasn’t been set. The company’s co-CEOs, Reed Hastings and Ted Sarandos, had been named within the indictment.

Cuties is a social commentary towards the sexualization of younger youngsters,” Netflix advised Reuters in a press release. “This cost is with out benefit and we stand by the movie.” The French film is about an 11-year-old Muslim woman who, in line with Netflix, “begins to insurgent towards her conservative household’s traditions when she turns into fascinated with a free-spirited dance crew.” 

Even earlier than Cuties began streaming on September ninth, Netflix acquired blowback over a promotional poster that allegedly sexualized younger ladies. The corporate apologized for the “inappropriate” imagery and mentioned it wasn’t consultant of the movie. Turkey, in the meantime, instructed Netflix to dam entry to Cuties within the nation. 

Cuties received an award on the Sundance Movie Pageant, the place it premiered in January. The movie’s director, Maïmouna Doucouré, advised Deadline final month that she has acquired assaults on her character from “individuals who had not seen the movie, who thought I used to be really making a movie that was apologetic about hypersexualiation of youngsters.” She additionally claims to have acquired demise threats. 



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