Overcoming Barriers: Mobility limitation; “inspirational” disability; and Josee, the Tiger, and the Fish

Josee, the Tiger, and the Fish, a 2020 adaptation of a 1987 story of the same name, is certainly an uplifting and inspirational film, but its treatment of its central character usurps this concept. Instead of being saintly, Josee is a rounded character who works to achieve her dream of living as an artist.