Matilda / TriStar Pictures presents ; a Jersey Films production ; a Danny DeVito film ; produced by Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher, Liccy Dahl ; screenplay by Nicholas Kazan & Robin Swicord ; directed by Danny DeVito.
- ISBN: 1404936289
- ISBN: 9781404936287
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: Culver City, CA : Tri-Star Pictures : 2005.
Based on the book by Roald Dahl.
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1996.
Special features: Matilda the movie read-along [slide show]; Matilda's movie magic [featurette] (16 min.); A children's guide to good manners [featurette] (3 min.); Escape to the library! [featurette] (6 min.); My movie about making Matilda by Mara Wilson [featurette] (7 min.); A truly terrible test! [interactive feature]; Classroom games [interactive feature]; Get rid of Miss Trunchbull! trivia game [interactive feature]; Make magic with Matilda! [interactive feature]; Terrify the Trunchbull! [interactive feature]; Matilda the movie character gallery [slide show]; Trailers (6 min.).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Start -- Rather extraordinary child -- "Send me on my way" -- In search of a book -- Her first practical advice -- Hair tonic -- Wormwood Motors -- Cafe Le Ritz -- Million dollar sticky -- Crunchem Hall -- Amanda Thripp -- Miss Honey -- Miss Honey pays a visit -- Bruce Bogtrotter -- Newt -- Miss Honey's story -- Afraid of black cats -- "Let's go get your doll" -- Chase -- "Little bitty pretty one" -- Lissy doll -- Terrifying Miss Trunchbull -- No more Miss nice girl -- "A child was in my house!" -- Haunted chalkboard -- Trunchbull goes for a spin -- Pelting the Trunchbull -- Adopting Matilda.
|Restrictions on Access Note:||
For private home use only.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Stefan Czapsky ; production design, Bill Brzeski ; editors, Lynzee Klingman and Brent White ; music by David Newman ; costume designer, Jane Ruhm.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Danny DeVito (Mr. Wormwood), Rhea Perlman (Mrs. Wormwood), Embeth Davidtz (Miss Honey), Pam Ferris (Trunchbull), Mara Wilson (Matilda), Paul Reubens (FBI Agent), Tracey Walter (FBI Agent).
Matilda is a super-smart little girl who is woefully ignored and ridiculed by her self-centered parents. They send her to a school with a mean, bullying principal, where she learns she has special powers that can help her, her friends, and her kind and gentle teacher.
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: Rated PG for elements of exaggerated meanness and ridicule and for some mild language.
|System Details Note:||
DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround; full screen presentation, aspect ratio 1.33:1.
In English, dubbed French or Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned in English.
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