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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Directed by:
Mel Stuart

"Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" (also known as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", "Willy Wonka & die Schokoladenfabrik", "Charlie und die Schokoladenfabrik") is a Family/Musical/Fantasy/Comedy film directed by Mel Stuart, released in the USA on June 30 of 1971 , starring Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear, Julie Dawn Cole and Leonard Stone.

Charlie is let loose in the chocolate factory and every kid's dream comes true.

Who directed "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory":

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory was directed by Mel Stuart, a director.

Before directing Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Mel Stuart had directed I Love My Wife, released in 1970, If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969). Since, he directed One Is a Lonely Number, released in 1972, Mean Dog Blues (1978), The White Lions (1981).

When was "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" released:

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, June 30, 1971. Also released on this day were Carnal Knowledge (dir. Mike Nichols), The Million Dollar Duck (dir. Vincent McEveety), Tales of Beatrix Potter (dir. Reginald Mills), and What's the Matter with Helen? (dir. Curtis Harrington). This was forty-eight (48) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, September 15, 1971 in France; Saturday, December 25, 1971 in Germany and on Friday, October 22, 1971 in Italy.

What is the casting of "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory":

At the casting of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory we find Gene Wilder, previously seen in Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx (1970) and Start the Revolution Without Me (1970); Jack Albertson (Rabbit, Run (1970), Justine (1969)); Peter Ostrum [ more... ]

What is the Storyline of "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory":

Charlie Bucket is a poor boy living with his widowed mother and four bed-ridden grandparents in a tiny house. Charlie supplements the meager family income by delivering newspapers after school. The family, along with the rest of the world, learns that the candy maker Willy Wonka has hidden five Golden Tickets amongst his Wonka Bars. The finders of these special tickets will be given a full tour of his tightly-guarded candy factory, as well as a lifetime supply of chocolate. Charlie wants to take part in the [...]

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