Stand Up And Lead


September 24, 2020

How should we analyze the content of the French film CUTIES? In light of the century-old media traditions which glamorized symbols of promiscuous sex. This is a movie about 11-year-old girls exploring the adult world of sexual deviancy in a search for success and popularity. And so with social media culture leading them along, four young protagonists find what they think is social freedom in irreverence, insolence, impertinence, lawlessness, exhibitionistic promiscuity and sexual defiance. But is this freedom? CUTIES is not so much about lewd dance routines as something else Geoffrey Botkin describes beginning at timecode 25:15.


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