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Toronto: 'Cuties’ Director Says Film doesn't Hyper-Sexualize Young Girls: "It's a Real Issue"



Cuties (Mignonnes) director Maïmouna Doucoure has defended her French indie film on Netflix from accusations that it hyper-sexualizes girls, because according to her, the film aimed at social commentary and change:

"It's because I saw so many things and so many issues around me lived by young girls, that I decided to make this film and sound an alarm and say, 'We need to protect our children,'" Doucouré told a TIFF panel on French filmmakers Monday.

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