Matilda and Me tells the story of the Australian debut of the global smash hit stage show, Matilda the Musical, and its composer Tim Minchin.
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. From London and Los Angeles to the opening night in Sydney, this is the story of the irreverent comedian whose unlikely partnership with the esteemed Royal Shakespeare Company proved the opportunity of a lifetime.
'A fascinating biopic about Minchin and how his childhood love of the writings of Roald Dahl proved to be the composer’s destiny.' – Holly Byrnes, The Sunday Telegraph
'Joyful…energetic…wonderful stories, the telling is uplifting.'
- Melinda Houston, Sydney Morning Herald
Awards and Nominations:
AACTA AWARDS 2016
Nominated - Best Documentary (Nel Minchin, Nial Fulton, Ivan O'Mahoney)
ATOM AWARDS 2016
WINNER - Best Biographical Documentary (Nel Minchin, Nial Fulton, Ivan O'Mahoney)
WINNER - Best Arts Documentary (Nel Minchin, Nial Fulton, Ivan O'Mahoney)