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What's eating Gilbert Grape?

Author: Lasse HallströmMeir TeperBertil OhlssonDavid MatalonPeter HedgesAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special collector's edView all editions and formats
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Gilbert lives in Endora, a place where nothing happens. Aside from a secret affair with a housewife, Gilbert spends his days stocking shelves at a grocery store, caring for his mentally handicapped brother, and holding together a large family headed by Mama, a former beauty queen whose weight tops 500 pounds. But just when Gilbert thinks nothing will ever change, a pretty stranger arrives on the scene, capturing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Romantic comedy films
Films for the hearing impaired
Family
Romance
Comedy
Comedy films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Peter Hedges
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lasse Hallström; Meir Teper; Bertil Ohlsson; David Matalon; Peter Hedges; Johnny Depp; Juliette Lewis; Mary Steenburgen; Leonardo DiCaprio; John C Reilly; Darlene Cates; Kevin Tighe; Crispin Glover; Alan Parker; Björn Isfält; Paramount Pictures Corporation.
ISBN: 1415718717 9781415718711
OCLC Number: 67303929
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Peter Hedges.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Special features: Commentary by director Lasse Hallström and writer Peter Hedges; The characters of Gilbert Grape; The voice of Gilbert Grape; Why we love Gilbert Grape; Original theatrical trailer; Photo gallery.
Credits: Director of photography, Sven Nykvist ; editor, Andrew Mondshein ; original music, Alan Parker, Björn Isfält ; production designer, Bernt Capra.
Cast: Johnny Depp, Juliette Lewis, Mary Steenburgen, Leonardo DiCaprio, John C. Reilly, Darlene Cates, Kevin Tighe, Crispin Glover.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for elements of mature subject matter.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures presents a Matalon Teper Ohlsson production, a Lasse Hallström film ; produced by Meir Teper, Bertil Ohlsson, David Matalon ; screenplay by Peter Hedges ; directed by Lasse Hallström.
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Gilbert lives in Endora, a place where nothing happens. Aside from a secret affair with a housewife, Gilbert spends his days stocking shelves at a grocery store, caring for his mentally handicapped brother, and holding together a large family headed by Mama, a former beauty queen whose weight tops 500 pounds. But just when Gilbert thinks nothing will ever change, a pretty stranger arrives on the scene, capturing Gilbert's heart and inspiring him to make a break.

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