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4 out of 10 Great Adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic
Beverly from Dublin, 05 Mar 2009
In Roald Dahl's book 'Matilda', the story was set in England. Danny De vito has transfired it to America, and happily the story's universal themes still work. Matilda is the unwanted daughter of a dodgy car salesman dad and bingo addict mum. To survive her unpleasant family Matilda disapears into her imagination and books. She absorbs books at an alarming rate for a child of her age and is far more intelligent at 7, than her parents! Then they send her to school and the adventures begin! Great
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Unfortunately for Matilda her father Harry (Danny DeVito) is a used car salesman who bamboozles innocent customers and her mother Zinnia (Rhea Perlman) lives for bingo and soap operas. Far from noticing what a special child Matilda is, they barely notice her at all! They bundle Matilda off to Cruncham Hall, a bleak school where students cower before the whip hand and fist of a hulking monster, headmistress Miss Trunchball (Pam Ferris). But amid Crunchem's darkness,...

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