Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory film
Name: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory film
Date: April 4, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
The GenX Cinema series presents the 1971 comedy, “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” starring Gene Wilder, on Wednesday, April 4, at 7:00 pm at the Soper Reese Theatre in Lakeport. Entry is by donation. A classic piece of children’s entertainment filled with whimsy, horror, comedy and imagination, with script by Roald Dahl who is also the author of the original book. The story is about a “free candy for life” children’s contest, set in the colorful and eccentric fantasy factory of a very famous candy maker. Gene Wilder is at the top of his form, hinting at a devious personality with a single gleam of the eye. The film is rated G with run time of 1 hour 38 minutes. It is sponsored by Peggy Barthel and presented by the Lake County Theatre Company and the Soper Reese Theatre. The Soper Reese Theatre is located at 275 S. Main St., Lakeport, 707-263-0577, soperreesetheatre.com.