Disney released its new short film “Reflection” this fall. Praised by the press for the progressive and “body positive” aspect of this story of a young, plump prima ballerina who suffers from body dysmorphia, the cartoon restores the image of a company known for its princesses whose physique perfectly matches the classic Western standards of beauty.
With the release of this short film, Disney continues to tick all the boxes of progressiveness with a feminist front, illustrated by the generation of heroines of “the Snow Queen”, “Rebel” or the recent choice of an actress black for the live-motion from “The Little Mermaid”.
Léonie (first name has been changed), “fat activist” and creator in particular of the CorpsCools Instagram account, is mixed. If she notices a gait interesting ” and ” a first step ” from Disney, the short film “Reflections” leaves him “ an aftertaste “.
Characters “defined solely by their size”
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