MoMI Moviehouse: Four Fantastic Tales by Roald Dahl
Sep 29 — Nov 17, 2023
What makes the children’s stories of Roald Dahl so cherished by kids is often the same as what makes them queasy for adults. The tales are rife with bad behavior, selfish acts, villainy, and grotesquerie (such impressionable young minds!), all of it routinely performed by . . . the adults. In time for Wes Anderson’s upcoming adaptation of Dahl’s The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar, MoMI presents four other cinematic Dahl tales teeming with fiendish parents, unscrupulous schoolmasters, and diabolical witches, and the kind, precocious kids who endure and triumph over them.