An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.
The love story of the famous ballet dancer Mathilde Kschessinska and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
After learning kinetic art in France, Matilde Pérez (1916-2014) returned to Chile in 1961 to practice this trend but found herself ahead of her time. The testimonies of specialists and friends to Matilde generate a provocative speech about a culturally deficient country, narrated through the rescue of the work and the life story of an artist who questioned the established and was condemned to isolation.
A look behind the scenes of the filming and special effects of the 1996 film 'Matilda'.
A compilation of handheld camera footage, captured in 1995 by Mara Wilson during the filming of 'Matilda', interspersed by clips of an interview with the young actress.
A small-time talent agent discovers an amazing boxing kangaroo and figures to use it as his stepping-stone into the big time.
Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's great-aunt and benefactor, Lady Adelaide Stitch, threatens to separate the kids, the family pulls together under the guidance of Nanny McPhee.
With exclusive access to the Australian rehearsals of his global theatre hit, Matilda & Me charts the relationship between Tim Minchin and the musical he has become famous for.
A black comedy directed by Antonietta de Lillo and Giorgio Magliulo.
Despite a shy nature, Matilde is a child with a dynamic intelligence and a strong spirit. In her classroom, however, something is upsetting her. Combining the suggestions received from her teacher, the interest in the tools of a hairdresser mother and her passion for tennis, Matilde looks for a drastic and original solution to find the serenity.
Love & revolution in a Brooklyn graveyard ... how was it for you, Mrs Tone? ... a collision of 18th & 21st century body politics.
Women, Peace and Politics in the Great Depression - Three women discuss their history and involvement with the Communist Party of Australia.
A (dubbed) Alice Cooper stars as Victor Raven, a famous rock star, who returns to his childhood home to shoot a music video. Believing his presence is responsible for the return of a monstrous hound that killed folks when he was kid, the locals decide to do something violent about it.
Chic Williams (Pat Hanna) and his friend James Brown (Norman French) elude a private detective who's been following them, and head off to the bush (only later is it revealed that the detective wants to tell James he's inherited a fortune).
Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, Nanny McPhee discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own against two spoiled city cousins who have just moved in. Relying on everything from a flying motorcycle and a statue that comes to life to a tree-climbing piglet and a baby elephant, Nanny uses her magic to teach her mischievous charges five new lessons.
Middle-aged widow Beatrice Hunsdorfer (Joanne Woodward) and her daughters Ruth (Roberta Wallach) and Matilda (Nell Potts) are struggling to survive in a society they barely understand. Beatrice dreams of opening an elegant tea room but does not have the wherewithal to achieve her lofty goal. Epileptic Ruth is a rebellious adolescent, while shy but highly intelligent and idealistic Matilda seeks solace in her pets and school projects, including one designed to show how small amounts of radium affect marigolds.