|Directed by||Lasse Hallström|
|Genre||Family Drama, Romance|
|Music by||Alan Parker and Björn Isfält|
|Produced by||David Matalon, Bertil Ohlsson, and Meir Teper|
|Length||1 hour 58 minutes|
The Plot, the Setting
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? is a 1993 American family drama film starring Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis, and Darlene Cates. It is a gentle, heartwarming film about a dysfunctional family in a small town somewhere in the US mid-west. The protagonist is Gilbert Grape (Johnny Depp), a grocery clerk in his early twenties taking care of his family consisting of his 500+ pound obese mother (Darlene Cates), a mentally challenged younger brother (DiCaprio) and two teen-aged sisters.
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