• Publication date: December 30, 2009

Matilda

Based on Roald Dahl's classic novel by the same name, Matilda is the story of a young, bright, starry-eyed girl, whose grouchy parents are ultimately putting her down, trampling her hopes and dreams and restricting her from the world of knowledge her little intelligent mind seeks. After her dad transfers her to a school whose principal is probably the meanest in the world, Matilda starts to discover that she has telekinetic powers. How will she use her newly discovered powers to better her life, you'll just have to wait and see...

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1996

MBC Max:

August 23, 2015 14:30 (KSA) ~ August 23, 2015 13:30 (CLT)

Based on Roald Dahl's classic novel by the same name, Matilda is the story of a young, bright, starry-eyed girl (Mara Wilson), whose grouchy parents (Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman)are ultimately putting her down, trampling her hopes and dreams and restricting her from the world of knowledge her little intelligent mind seeks.

After her dad (DannyDeVito)transfers her to a school whose principal Agatha Trunchbull (Pam Ferris) is probably the meanest in the world, Matilda starts to discover that she has telekinetic powers.

How will she use her newly discovered powers to better her life, you'll just have to wait and see...

Starring:

  • Danny DeVito
  • Rhea Perlman
  • Embeth Davidtz
  • Pam Ferris
  • Mara Wilson

Directed by:  Danny DeVito

Rating:  PG for elements of exaggerated meanness and ridicule and for some mild language.