DVD Movie Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl, Tim Burton, Johnny Depp... an immense collection of talent.
Long isolated from his own family, Wonka launches a worldwide contest to select an heir to his candy empire. Five lucky children, including Charlie, draw golden tickets from Wonka chocolate bars and win a guided tour of the legendary candy-making facility that no outsider has seen in 15 years. Dazzled by one amazing sight after another, Charlie is drawn into Wonka's fantastic world in this astonishing and enduring story.
Cast: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly,Helena Bonham Carter. / Director: Tim Burton
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Based on Roald Dahl's Beloved Classic Novel
Available on a 2-disc Deluxe Edition loaded with scrumptious special features including five making-of featurettes, and exclusive limited edition trading cards!
Burbank , CA , September 7, 2005 – Come and enjoy a tour of the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world when Charlie and the Chocolate Factory arrives on DVD and video on November 8from Warner Home Video. Based on the beloved, classic novel by Roald Dahl, the DVD is a must-own family fantasy, perfect for children of all ages! Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Tim Burton ( Big Fish , Planet of the Apes, Batman Returns, Edward Scissorhands, Batman, Beetlejuice ), this visually spectacular masterpiece stars two time Academy Award® nominee Johnny Depp (Finding Neverland, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Edward Scissorhands), Freddie Highmore (Finding Neverland, 5 Children and It) and Helena Bonham Carter (Big Fish, Planet of the Apes). Available in a 2-disc Deluxe Edition with delectable special features including five making-of featurettes, menu challenges and a pack of five exclusive limited edition trading cards!