What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?
- Directed By: Lasse Hallström
- Comedy, Drama
- 118 Minutes
- Tuesday, March 20, 2012 7:00 p.m.
Gilbert Grape has to care for his brother Arnie, who is developmentally disabled, as well
as his very obese mother. When Gilbert falls in love with free spirit Becky, his family responsibilities
greatly complicate his life. Starring Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis, and Mary
Steenburgen. Academy Award® nominee, Best Supporting Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio); Golden Globe
nominee, Best Supporting Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio).
Indiana University recognizes the month of March as Disability Awareness Month. This series aims to portray characters who have disabilities but are not defined by them. The series is sponsored by Indiana University’s Disability Services for Students.