Netflix Premiers “Cuties” Despite Public Outcry – Several Scenes “Lawfully Defined as Pedophilia,” According to IMDB

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Public outcry has intensified after video-streaming service Netflix premiered the controversial film Cuties yesterday. The film is about an 11-year-old girl who breaks with her family to join a “twerking” crew in the hopes of finding stardom through a local dance contest.

Twerking is a form of sexually-suggestive dance.

Many believe the film sexualizes children.

The hashtag #CancelNetflix was the #1 trending topic on Twitter for a large part of the day today.

The outrage intensified after film rating & review site, IMDB, published its review of the film in which they described several of the scenes in the film as falling under the legal definition of pedophilia.

“Parental Warning : During one of the many highly sexualized & erotic dance scenes that purposefully exploit & objectify numerous scantily clad under age girls, one of the female child dancers lifts up her cropped top to fully display her bare breast. This is lawfully defined as pedophilia and can be extremely distressing to many viewers,” IMDB said.

That outrage was exacerbated even further when IMDB, half-way through the day, seemed to water-down its review.

Many users on social media posted their disgust both with the film and with Netflix.

Netflix has in the past apologized for “artwork” that it has used to promote Cuties, but has been obdurate in its decision to premiere the move.

The network, along with critics, have defended the film as a “coming of age” story that is empowering for children.

The movie is rated “Mature,” meaning children are not allowed to watch it.



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