Cinema: “Red”, the new Pixar film that breaks the taboo of menstruation.

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Sandra Oh says that menstruation should be normalized.

“All girls have their periods. So let’s normalize them and celebrate them,” says actress Sandra Oh, who plays a character in Pixar’s new movie “Ginger is Growing Up is a Monster,” talking animated shame, high emotion and, yes, menstruation.

Known for her roles in Killing Eve and Grey’s Anatomy, Oh portrays Ming, Mei’s mother, a 13-year-old Chinese-Canadian girl who is the protagonist. The animated film launched on March 11 on the Disney Plus streaming platform.

“I was very happy that a film was made about it. It’s a subject that isn’t talked about much, so it’s important for me to be part of a film about puberty,” says Oh on the BBC.

Mei, the main character, is smart, outgoing, and gets along well with her parents, a happy couple.

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