tabloidpersona (tabloidpersona) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,

'The Laundromat' premieres at TIFF, Meryl Streep facing criticism for playing a Latina

Meryl Streep's Netflix film 'The Laundromat', co-starring Antonio Banderas and Gary Oldman, premiered at TIFF yesterday. The film was directed by Steven Soderbergh, and examines the story behind the Panama Papers and how the wealthy steal money from the rest of the world.

Early reviews of the film have commented on Streep portraying a Panamanian character in the film, wearing a prosthetic nose, hip pads, and bronze tan:

Other reviewers have referred to it as "blackface":

Source: 1, 2, 3
Tags: meryl streep, netflix, race / racism

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