Disney has debuted its first plus-size feminine protagonist in a brief movie on Disney+. “Mirror” follows a younger ballet dancer named Bianca who struggles together with her physique picture.
The movie began streaming on the platform Sept. 14, and is a part of the studio’s Brief Circuit Experimental Movies collection. The movie has garnered reward from social media customers for encouraging physique positivity.
“Do suggest for anybody that struggles with the picture they see within the mirror,” one person wrote. “So, everybody. However that is particularly for these of us that society shuns for having a physique that does not match the alleged ‘good’ picture.”
In an introduction that’s proven previous to the movie, “Mirror” director Hillary Bradfield mentioned the thought behind the quick began when she first started eager about her personal physique philosophy.
“I really feel like I am a really body-positive individual in precept, however when it is on a private stage, it is quite a bit more durable to be body-positive,” Bradfield mentioned.
Within the movie, Bianca is seen training ballet in entrance of a mirror. As she is mirrored, the mirror picture breaks, and the animation exhibits her confidence wane. Ultimately, nevertheless, she is ready to use her ballet abilities to beat her adverse emotions.
“I simply watched replicate on Disney+ and it portrays physique positivity and precisely how I felt as a baby,” one other Twitter person wrote.