Hortensia A ten-year-old student at Crunchem Hall, who tells Matilda and Lavender everything they need to know about Miss Trunchbull and how to fight her. To is not responsible for the accuracy, compliance, copyright, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of other linked sites. Eventually, she moved into a small cottage. Wormwood's first name is not revealed in the book. Most of their antics are played for laughs. Source of Character: Matilda the 1996 movie; Matilda played by Mara Wilson. Anton Dolin praised the film; he complimented the fairy-tale like atmosphere, cinematography, sets and costumes.
Though she is clearly uniquely gifted, Matilda remains an extremely likable and humble young girl. Hortensia: After being thrown out the window? The scene where Trunchbull whirls Amanda Thripp Jacqueline Steiger by her pigtails required a harness to support the little girl, the wires of which were threaded through the pigtails and then looped around Ferris's fingertips to give her grip. Miss Trunchbull ends the argument by telling Matilda to sit down and be quiet. Wormwood, Movie Played by: Rhea Perlman The mean and abusive parents of Matilda. The Trunchbull, who tends to speculate with no backup evidence, accuses Matilda of running out and tipping the glass over when she wasn't moving. In the film, it isn't mentioned if her powers have limitations.
Matilda soon saw her hammer-throw a girl over the fence into an adjacent field. It is said that we humans use only a tiny portion of our brain. Movie Played by: Pam Ferris The cruel principal of Matilda's school. Wormwood is an arrogant and ratty man, and he shows no interest in his daughter. She adopts her at the end.
She stands up both to her appalling parents and to the even more terrible Miss Trunchbull, and rescues Miss Honey from her big, nasty bully of an aunt. Lavender Lavender is Matilda's best friend at school and mastermind of the newt prank. The picture tells the story about the relationship between ballerina and. Miss Honey moved back into her house, of course Matilda was a frequent visitor. Matilda found to her astonishment that life could be fun and she decided to have as much of it as possible. She independently studies much higher level material. Miss Honey had a deep, dark secret.
To pass the time, Matilda learns the route to the public library to read books and finds solace in the fantasy worlds the books provide. She makes the mistake of coming to school wearing her hair in pigtails. In the book and the film he's an older boy of about eleven, but in the musical he's Matilda's age and one of her classmates. Harry Wormwood, Matilda's father, is a crooked used-car salesman. He manages, although he's completely zonked in a food coma at the end.
But her life was not as simple and beautiful as it seemed. And even then, she tries to have some patience with her parents. Miss Trunchbull despises pigtails, and so she uses them to pick Amanda up. . While they're neglectful jerks, they're not violent to Matilda.
How to take care of herself. She is also seen taking good care of things; this is seen when her dad destroys the book she borrowed from the library. Marked by extreme intelligence, she enters school already having learned everything her class is being taught. Shown best when he gleefully brags about the tricks he uses to scam customers. However, when Matilda realizes she has the power of telekinesis, she begins to defend her friends from Trunchbull's wrath and fight back against her unkind parents.
Although she's a only in the movie. Recent pictures of Jimmy show that he's scrubbed up since that messy chocolate challenge and ditched that questionable hairdo. Matilda Wormwood Matilda, the title character, is a small girl of five years old. Coincidentally, unlucky things begin to happen around Harry when Matilda gets angry with him. The child star has largely shunned the limelight and stepped away from her career in acting - but is now developing a career in storytelling. Hortensia as Kira Spencer Hesser.