What's Eating Gilbert Grape

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What's Eating Gilbert Grape

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What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Release Date: December 17, 1993

Year    :   1993
Slogan    :   «Life is a terrible thing to sleep through.»
Genres    :   Romance, Drama
Production Companies    :   Paramount, J&M Entertainment
Director    :   Lasse Hallström
Producers    :   Alan C. Blomquist, Bertil Ohlsson, Lasse Hallström, Gail Levin, Meir Teper, David Matalon, Richard J. Gelfand, Charles Harrington
Writers    :   Peter Hedges, Peter Hedges
RunTime    :   118 mins.
Budget    :   11000000
Revenue    :   10032765

Gilbert Grape is a small-town young man with a lot of responsibility. Chief among his concerns are his mother, who is so overweight that she can't leave the house, and his mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie, who has a knack for finding trouble. Settled into a job at a grocery store and an ongoing affair with local woman Betty Carver, Gilbert finally has his life shaken up by the free-spirited Becky.




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