Cuties 2 Updates: Netflix’s upcoming controversial film Cuties (Mignonnes in French) has received a lot of backlash for both the content and the poster, with some even taking to Twitter to express their displeasure and ask Netflix to remove the picture.
Mamouna Doucouré directed the French coming-of-age film drama, which earned her the Directing Award when it premiered in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival on January 23. Cuties premiered on Netflix on September 9, 2020.
Controversy and Sequel of Cuties 2:
Initially, the film garnered a lot of good feedback, but the release of the poster changed everything, resulting in political reaction. Even some social groups and politicians expressed their displeasure, claiming that the film sexualized pre-adolescent females, which would have a negative influence on the public.
Unfortunately, considering the reception they had this time, there hasn’t been anything spoken regarding a sequel, neither by Netflix nor by the authors. Let’s see what the tale is about till then.
Cuties 2 – The Plot :
Cuties is about Amy, a pre-adolescent heroine who relocated to Paris with her mother and two brothers but is still waiting for their father, who is bringing his second bride home. She discovers her neighbour Angelica’s dancing ensemble, Cuties, and joins the group, exhausted and disgusted by her family’s situation.
The members, all of whom are of the same age group, do not hesitate to dress provocatively for their performances. Amy, in her immaturity, takes the bold step of sexualizing herself in front of the entire school, only to be rejected by her peers and ‘Cuties 2.’
Gradually, she comes to her senses, sees her errors, and resolves to live her life free of the stress of her bereaved family and the dancing ensemble.
The IMDb rating was very low, with only a 2.4/10. Aside from the scandal, many have complained that the film lacked a good plot and a solid framework. The film has a major flaw, but no one has been able to figure out how to fix it.
The Cast of Cuties 2:
Fathia Youssouf (Amy), Médina El Aidi-Azouni (Angelica), Esther Gohourou (Coumba), Ilanah Cami-Goursolas (Jess), Mbissine Therese Diop (aunt), Demba Diaw (Ismael), Mamadou Samaké (Samba), and Mamouna Gueye (Amy’s mother) feature in Cuties.