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Director: Danny DeVito Run Time: 102 min. Format: DCP Rating: PG Release Year: 1996

Starring: Mara Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Pam Ferris

This film adaptation of a Roald Dahl work tells the story of Matilda Wormwood, a gifted girl forced to 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 realizes she has the power of telekinesis, she begins to defend her friends from Trunchbull’s wrath and fight back against her unkind parents