Director: Luc Besson
Running Time: 1 hr. 44 min.
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Theater Release: Nov 18, 1994
DVD Release: Aug 15, 2000
As visually stylish as it is graphically violent, this thriller directed by Luc Besson concerns Mathilda (Natalie Portman), a 12-year-old girl living in New York City who has been exposed to the sordid side of life from an early age: her family lives in a slum and her abusive father works for drug dealers, cutting and storing dope. Mathilda doesn't much care for her parents, but she has a close bond with her four-year-old brother. One day, she returns from running an errand to discover that most