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At the Liberty: "Wonka"

DAYTON­—”Wonka” is based on the extraordinary character at the center of “Charlie and Chocolate Factory” (Roald Dahl’s most iconic children’s book).  The movie tells a wonderous story of how the world’s greatest inventor, magician and chocolate-maker became the beloved Willy Wonka we know today.  

Rotten Tomatoes critics rated this movie 83% favorable, and the audiences gave it a 91%.  IMDb considers this a 7.3 of 10.  That website’s synopsis is “With dreams of opening a shop in a city renowned for its chocolate, a young and poor Willy Wonka discovers that the industry is run by a cartel of greedy chocolatiers.” The movie has 8 nominations for awards, plus one win. It is rated PG (for some violence, mild language and thematic elements), with a runtime of 116 minutes.

Note that there will be an information night at 6 p.m. on Jan. 3 for participating in the Variety Show “Songs of the Wild”. Please enter at the back door of the theater Annex (off the alley).


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