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Barbie movie caused global shortage of pink

Covered in pink: The director wanted the set of the Barbie movie to have a feeling of "authentic artificiality".

Can a doll really be a symbol for women's rights? Some say Barbie is sexist. But others say a new film about Barbie will celebrate the power of women.

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