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3.2
1,537 Ratings

Matilda

Directed by Danny DeVito
United States, 1996
Comedy, Fantasy

Synopsis

Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.

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Matilda Directed by Danny DeVito

Critics reviews

The bellicosity of Matilda doesn’t manage to completely stomp out the sweetness at the center of this Carrie for tykes, and DeVito makes up for his adaptation’s raucousness by arming his little protagonist (played by a poignantly sullen Mara Wilson) with an inner and outer strength that is lovely to behold.
May 20, 2013
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