#CancelNetflix Campaign Heats Up Over ‘Mignonnes’

Thousands of people launched a call to boycott Netflix on Thursday over the French film “Mignonnes,” angry that its young stars were portrayed in a sexualized way.

The film, known as “Cuties” in English, is directed by French-Senegalese director Maimouna Doucoure, and started streaming September 9. More than 200,000 tweets with the hashtag “#CancelNetflix” became the top trending topic one day later.

A first wave of criticism, in August, led Netflix to withdraw “inappropriate”…

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