Matilda ( 1996 )


Matilda Wormwood is an exquisite and intelligent little girl. Unfortunately, her parents, Harry and Zinnia misunderstand her because they think she is so different. As time passes, she finally starts school and has a kind teacher, loyal friends, and a sadistic headmistress. As she gets fed up with the constant cruelty, she begins to realize that she has a gift of telekinetic powers. After some days of practice, she suddenly turns the tables to stand up to Harry and Zinnia and outwit the headmistress.

justice 8/10

The film underscores the importance of standing up for what is right and fair.

bravery 7/10

The protagonist shows courage in standing up to injustice and mistreatment.

creativity 6/10

The protagonist uses her intelligence and imagination to solve problems.

kindness 6/10

Characters display acts of kindness and support for each other.

friendship 5/10

Meaningful relationships are formed between characters, highlighting the importance of companionship.

fear 5/10

Certain characters and situations can be frightening for younger children.

violence 4/10

Some scenes feature verbal and physical abuse, particularly from adults towards children.

dark 3/10

Themes of neglect and mistreatment by family members and educational authorities.