Is Matilda a dark movie?
Parents need to know that Matilda is a 1996 surreal family movie based on the book by Roald Dahl. It includes a lot of cartoonish violence, nearly all of it perpetrated by a bullying school principal. Children who displease the evil principal are put in “the chokey,” a dark closet lined with nails and broken glass.
Is Matilda a feminist movie?
Matilda’s story of standing up to power alongside her teacher Jennifer Honey is rightly celebrated as a feminist tale, spawning successful film and stage adaptations.