Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

PUBLISHED: 12:46 26 October 2006 | UPDATED: 14:52 12 May 2010

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

Tim Burton applies his vivid imagination to the Roald Dahl classic about eccentric Willie Wonka and Charlie Bucket, the good-hearted child who lives in the shadow of the factory. The story revolves around Wonka launching a contest to select an heir to his

Tim Burton applies his vivid imagination to the Roald Dahl classic about eccentric Willie Wonka and Charlie Bucket, the good-hearted child who lives in the shadow of the factory.

The story revolves around Wonka launching a contest to select an heir to his empire - and a group of children are allowed to step inside the factory which no outsider has seen for 15 years.

Johnny Depp plays Dahl's hero and Freddie Highmore is young Buckett.


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