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These Photos Show Exactly Why Wonder Woman Is So Important

"Why representation always matters: Wonder Woman edition."

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In case you didn't know, the new Wonder Woman starring Gal Gadot hits theaters June 2.

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Long story short: Wonder Woman is a warrior who fights alongside men to win WWI! Empowering stuff!

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The movie's director, Patty Jenkins, actively sought a PG-13 rating for the film specifically so that more young women like these could see it.

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"I cared a lot about it never being an R-rating," she told Cinema Blend. "And I totally support the movies that do have an R-rating, but in this case I was very aware that little girls were going to want to see the film, and I was very protective of that. So it had to not be Rated R to me. I would have been happy to go for PG, but it's World War I, so we couldn't!"