What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?


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What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?

  • 1993
  • Directed By: Lasse Hallström
  • Rated PG-13
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 118 Minutes
  1. Tuesday, March 20, 2012 7:00 p.m.
Still image from the film What's Eating Gilbert Grape
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).

(35mm presentation)

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