Cuties, the 2020 French- teen coming-up-age movie, introduced many fresh new faces in the movie. And among them, the one who is stirring conversation is the young actress Médina El Aidi-Azouni.
Médina plays Angelica, a free-spirited dancer from the dance group called Cuties. And she becomes a center for the character development of Amy played by Fathia Youssouf.
As she is new to the industry but has been training for a while. We’ve prepared this wiki that helps reader way their self in, into the life of Médina El Aidi-Azouni, so scroll down.
Médina El Aidi-Azouni Wiki: From Age To Movies
Médina El Aidi-Azouni is the young actress from the movie Cuties who hailed from Marseille, France. Almost no information on her early age and her family background has surfaced on the internet.
She is on the Instagram account but preferred configuring it as a private account. As of the time of this writing, she only posted three times, has 170 followers while she followed 882.
Talking about her siblings, she happens to have a sister named Saida El Aidi-Azuni. Like Médina, she also prevented herself from giving access to a complete stranger into her account.
As of Aug 2020, Saida posted a total of 206 times where she garnered 190 followers as she followed 519 in total. As for their nationality, Both Médina and her sister recognized themselves as French citizens.
And furthermore, while most people on the internet vouched her being of white ethnicity, but she doesn’t belong to that ethnic group.
Other than that, her father and mother eluded public attention and neither their names nor their identities have been revealed yet. And maybe this is because of her on-screen acting debut.
Any other info not available at the time regarding Médina might surface in the time that comes.
The 12-year-old actress has been the center of attraction after, Netflix released the first look of the French movie. This is the only movie her IMDB account boasts at the time of penning this wiki.
Criticism Surrounding Netflix Film “Cuties”
Starting with how Médina El Aidi-Azouni made it as the cast of the movie, it is also a story on its own. Médina’s love for dancing had her enrolled at Carpediem’s Dance a while ago.
Stephanie Errero, dance teacher of Carpediem’s dance had invited one of the casting agents of the movie to take a look at her kids. Though the casting agent wasn’t supposed to do audition off the island of France, the agent visited Marseille at the end of the year with his family.
So as fate would have it, the agent met Médina El Aidi-Azouni and fell in love with her instantaneously. He set the audition date on 3 January 2018, and that is how Médina landed the role of Angelica in the movie.
In the movie Cuties, she plays Angelica, a free-spirited and disobedient neighbor of Amy (Fathia Youssouf). She becomes Amy’s catalyst for the change that comes to her traditional way of life as a Senegalese immigrant.
Eventually, Angelica gets Amy into her dance crew named Cuties.
While Médina El Aidi-Azouni received rave reviews for her acting in the movie, the film faced criticism from the general audience. And all of the criticism revolved around the movie hyper-sexualizing young girls who haven’t even entered their teens.
Netflix also apologized for the poster they released for the promotion of the movie. But when it came to boycotting the movie, they responded by remaining neutral by not getting involved in creative freedom.
Last modified: August 21, 2020