Netflix will throw “Matilda the musical”, a production by Matthew Warchus, who is already making people talk about his differences with the original film from the 90s. One of these is the new version of Agatha Tronchatoro.
The terrifying and abusive headmistress is played by Emma Thompson. Although we haven’t seen her performance yet, she is being criticized for her looks by various fans and even by Metro’s Emmie Harrison-West.
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“Fat suits have become so normalized that some people probably haven’t even noticed and that’s what’s so frustrating. As a plus size woman, I find this caricature of my body type to be completely dehumanizing and demeaning.”
“It is not ethical, authentic or representative of any lived experience at all”, were his last words on the matter. After this, hundreds of netizens did not take long to agree with him and start a debate on social networks.
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What is “Matilda” about?
The musical introduces us to an extraordinary girl who questions her environment and family, which will lead her to want to know more about the world. Together with Miss Honey and her friends, she looks for a way to find her happiness.
“Matilda”, chocolate cake scene
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