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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Original title
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Running time
98 min.
United States United States
Roald Dahl (Novel: Roald Dahl)
Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley
Arthur Ibbetson
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Paramount Pictures. Warner Home Video release
Comedy. Musical. Kids | Family-friendly
Movie Groups
Roald Dahl Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
Willy Wonka is an eccentric candy maker who starts a contest offering a factory tour to five lucky winners who find a golden ticket in their Wonka bars. One of them is Charlie Bucket, an impoverished, but good natured, child who hopes for a better future for himself, his mother and his four grandparents. The other four winners are nasty obnoxious and bratty children.
1971: Nominated for Oscar: Best Original Song of la OST
1971: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Actor - Comedy/Musical (Gene Wilder)
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