THURS 16 JAN @ 10.30AM | Arc Cinema | $12/$10
1996 | PG | 98 mins | 35mm | USA | D: Danny DeVito
This film adaptation of Roald Dahl tells the story of Matilda Wormwood, a gifted girl forced put up with a crude, distant father and mother. Worse, Agatha Trunchbull, the evil principal at Matilda's school, is a terrifyingly strict bully. However, when Matilda realises she has teh power of telekinesis, she begins to defend her friends from Trunchbull's wrath and fight back against her unkind parents.
'Slick kids movie that preserves Roald Dahl's gleeful nastiness' - San Francisco Examiner
'Dark, beautiful adaptation of Roald Dahl's story is uncompromising, entertaining and moving' - Film Blather