The children in the poster were criticized for being too sexy. Netflix apologized

American company Netflix issued an apology on Thursday for the poster of the French film “the beauties,” the Los Angeles Times reported. Earlier, thousands signed a petition demanding the immediate removal of controversial films from their streaming platforms. < / P > < p > this film is about an 11 year old girl who rebelled against her family and joined a “free and unrestrained dance team”. The film has been accused by a large number of netizens as “sexualizing” young girls “in order to make paedophiles watch pornography”. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year and won the jury’s best director award. < / P > < p > on social media, netizens called the posters produced by Netflix to promote the film “disgusting”, “disturbing” and “sick.”. The poster shows four teenage actresses posing in costumes, revealing legs and abdomen. Netflix has apologized for its promotional material, but has no plans to cancel the release of the film, which will be released worldwide on September 9. “We apologize for the inappropriate posters we used for the girls,” Netflix said in a statement on Thursday morning. It’s not good, and it doesn’t mean that the French film that won at the Sundance Film Festival is bad. We have now updated the poster and the introduction. ” < / P > < p > in the petition, screen shots were taken to show the plot outline of “the girls” originally provided by Netflix. It was mentioned in it that Amy, 11 years old, “fell in love with an electric hip dance team” and “began to explore her feminine charm”. As of Thursday morning, the U.S. petition website has collected more than 49000 signatures from netizens, and Nefert’s apology has not been supported by some who think it is not enough to modify the posters and introductions. In an interview, the film director, mamuna dukuley, explained the inspiration for the girls, in part from her own childhood experiences and the experiences of the girls who have grown up today. < / P > < p > “this is not a health and safety campaign.” Dukuley said. “The most important thing about the film is that it depicts an 11 year old girl who plunges into a world where she is bossed around without compromise. It’s important not to be prejudiced against these girls. The most important thing is to understand them, listen to them, give them a voice, take into account the complexity of their life in society, their childhood, their fantasies, their innocence. ”