"Cuties" is a 2020 French coming-of-age drama film directed by Maïmouna Doucouré.
The starring cast includes Fathia Youssouf, Médina El Aidi-Azouni, Esther Gohourou, Ilanah Cami-Goursolas, Maïmouna Gueye, Myriam Hamma, Demba Diaw, Mamadou Samaké, Mbissine Thérèse Diop, Bilel Chegrani and others.

Here are "Cuties" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Cuties movie?

Netflix on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 released the trailer for "Cuties" you can watch here:
Cuties | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Plot summary

What is Cuties movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Cuties" movie plot summary.

Amy (Fathia Youssouf), an 11-year-old immigrant girl from Senegal, lives with her mother Mariam (Maïmouna Gueye) and two younger brothers in an apartment in one of Paris's poorest neighbourhoods. She helplessly witnesses her mother suffer as her polygynous husband prepares to return with a second wife. She is also bored with salah and Islamic culture in general that her aunt seeks to impress on her.
Things turn swiftly as Amy is fascinated by her disobedient neighbour Angelica's twerking clique, "Cuties", which is in stark contrast to Mariam's religious customs. The pre-teens practice for a competition and do not hesitate to adopt revealing outfits in the image of their older competitors. Encouraged by success and the quest for recognition on social networks, Amy decides to incorporate sexually suggestive dance moves into the choreography.
Following a humiliation at school, Amy sends a photo of her vulva online, causing her to be ostracised. The Cuties also banned her from performing with them at the dance contest, and replaced her with former member Yasmine (Myriam Hamma). Her mother also scolds her.
While her father's wedding day corresponds the finale at the Parc de la Villette, she is determined to dance with them, and sneaks out of the house. She pushes Yasmine into a canal, so the Cuties have no choice but to allow her to dance with them. The highly suggestive dance routine shocks the audience. Suddenly thinking about her mother during the routine, Amy bursts into tears and leaves before their performance ends.
Upon her return, she runs into her aunt who blames her for her outfit and recent attitude. Amy's mother intervenes by telling her to leave her daughter alone and then hugs her to reassure her. Amy implores her mother to allow Amy to not attend the wedding, in order to demonstrate her disapproval. Amy's mother permits her not to go, but states that she herself must go to fulfill her duty as a wife. Amy then abandons both the traditional wedding dress and her sexy dancer's outfit, and, in jeans and a T-shirt, her hair down, she goes out to play jump rope with a group of girls.


Who plays who in the Cuties movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Cuties" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Fathia Youssouf  as Amy
Médina El Aidi-Azouni  as Angelica
Esther Gohourou  as Coumba a member of the Cuties
Ilanah Cami-Goursolas  as Jess another member of the Cuties
Maïmouna Gueye  as Mariam Amy's mother
Myriam Hamma  as Yasmine another member of the Cuties
Demba Diaw  as Ishmael Amy's brother
Mamadou Samaké  as Samba
Mbissine Thérèse Diop  as La tante
Bilel Chegrani  as Walid C.
Canelle Brival  as Sweety Swag
Jean-Paul Castro  as Frère Angelica
Hakim Ferhi  as Vigile laser-game 1
Michael Perez  as Vigile laser-game 2
Bass Dhem  as El Hadj
Toma Roche  as Présentateur concours
Nathalie Afferie  as CPE (as Nathalie Afferri)
Séverine Ragé  as La prof de maths
Malcolm Mathias  as Elève compas
Thierno Sadou Diallo  as Bébé Mariam
Jade Ciette Jocolas  as Doublure Amy
Zakaria Sylla  as Doublure bébé
Samba Diarra  as Doublure bébé
Georgia Martin  as Doublure Yasmine canal
Djibril Trabelsi  as Garçon parc
Théo Ganame  as Garçon parc
Morgan Freguin  as Garçon parc
Hakim Faris  as Surveillant collège
Nouamen Maâmar  as Jury concours
Linda Ben Lakhdar  as Jury concours
Stéphanie Boucher  as Jury concours
Sylvia Zegrour  as Caissière supermarché
Dalila Abdi  as Mère Yasmine
Assa Gassama  as Prêcheuse taalim
Ibrahima Doucouré  as Voix exorcisme
Mélinda Hassani  as Enfant jeu
Eliott Melin  as Elève récréation
Coumba Doucouré  as Seconde femme drap blanc
Vincent Vidal  as Copain Walid C.

Release date

When is Cuties movie release date?

"Cuties" movie release date was scheduled to be on January 23, 2020 (Sundance), on August 19, 2020 (France) and on September 9, 2020 (United Kingdom) distributing by BAC Films and Netflix.


What are Cuties filming details?

The duration of the film is 96 minutes. The film grossed over $692,459.


What are critics and audiences saying about Cuties movie?

"Cuties" movie got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 3.1/10.

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