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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Summary: When viewing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, keep in mind that it is still a children's film and parents should not be afraid to take their children to see it. However, Burton's adaptation of Dahl's already dark and discomforting novel is not sugar-coated with warm, sunny settings and friendly, likeable characters.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

This once beautiful dream of a novel has been horrifically realised in typical Tim Burton fashion of ominous, grey skies and grim, dour symbolism. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, adapted from Roald Dahl's novel, Willy Wonker and the Chocolate Factory, has been crafted as a colourful masterpiece with a twist of darkness and no two minds could be better put together to develop such a creation than Burton's and Dahl's. Charlie is no longer your typical children's story, but a dark and gloomy nightmarish tale of Charlie Bucket (Freddie Highmore) and his hero, the mysterious chocolate tycoon Willy Wonker (Johnny Depp).

After years of isolation and seclusion, Wonker is secretly looking for a successor to his chocolate industry and, with no family to turn to, looks to the youth and exuberance of five children who have won the rare honour of a tour...

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