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Title What's eating Gilbert Grape? [videorecording] / 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.

Imprint Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, [2006]

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 Moore Video  PN1995.9.F35 W4387 2006    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Edition Special collector's ed.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., NTSC.
Language In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast Johnny Depp, Juliette Lewis, Mary Steenburgen, Leonardo DiCaprio, John C. Reilly, Darlene Cates, Kevin Tighe, Crispin Glover.
Credits Director of photography, Sven Nykvist ; editor, Andrew Mondshein ; original music, Alan Parker, Björn Isfält ; production designer, Bernt Capra.
Note Based on the novel by Peter Hedges.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for elements of mature subject matter.
Summary 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 with ever change, a pretty stranger arrives on the scene, capturing Gilbert's heart and inspiring him to make a break.
Note 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.
Subject Hedges, Peter -- Film adaptations.
Families -- Drama.
Brothers -- Drama.
Teenagers with mental disabilities -- Drama.
Genre/Form Romantic comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Family -- Feature.
Romance fiction -- Feature.
Comedy films.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Hallström, Lasse. Director.
Teper, Meir. Producer.
Ohlsson, Bertil. Producer.
Matalon, David. Producer.
Hedges, Peter. Screenwriter.
Depp, Johnny. Actor.
Lewis, Juliette. Actor.
Steenburgen, Mary. Actor.
DiCaprio, Leonardo.
Reilly, John C., 1965-
Cates, Darlene, 1947-2017.
Tighe, Kevin, 1944-
Glover, Crispin.
Parker, Alan, 1944-
Isfält, Björn.
Hedges, Peter. What's eating Gilbert Grape?
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
ISBN 1415718717
Standard No. 097360421248
Music No. 04212 Paramount Pictures