"Probably the best film of its sort since THE WIZARD OF OZ. It is everything that family movies usually claim to be, but aren't: delightful, funny, scary, exciting, and, most of all, a genuine work of imagination." - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
March 19 & 20 | The last of five coveted "golden tickets" falls into the hands of a sweet but very poor boy. He and his grandpa then get a tour of the strangest chocolate factory in the world. The owner leads five young winners on a thrilling and often dangerous tour of his factory. Each Kid Flix showtime is preceded by a short media-literacy introduction by Film Center staff. Recommended for ages 8+
Awards & Nominations
Nominee - Best Music, Scoring Adaptation and Original Song Score, Academy Awards
Nominee - Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical (Gene Wilder)
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