It’s not until about a third of the way through Disney’s Into the Woods — when Cinderella (Anna Kendrick) is running away from her prince (Chris Pine) at the royal ball — that we glimpse a person of color.

Even then, the actor in question is an extra. Later, when (spoiler alert) Cinderella and the prince get married, we see a few more non-white extras, in the form of peasant children, cheering on the newlyweds.

And then, that’s it. The rest of the fairy tale, which is up for three Golden Globes Sunday night, is lily-white.

So why would a film, unbound by any historical or factual requirements, portray an imaginary world in which everyone — save for a partygoer and a few dirty kids — is white?

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