Continuing our short season of Roald Dahl film adaptations with, arguably, the most endearing and magical of them all. Young Charlie Bucket is one of five lucky children to win the coveted “golden ticket” to the famous Wonka Chocolate Factory.
There is more in store than anyone bargained for though as the mysterious Willy Wonka, memorably played by Gene Wilder, leads the children from one disaster to another in search of the ultimate prize. Scrumdidilyumptious!
Stars: Gene Wilder, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear
Dir: Mel Stuart