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Title What's eating Gilbert Grape [(DVD) videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents ; a Matalon Teper Ohlsson production ; a Lasse Hallström film ; screenplay by Peter Hedges ; produced by Bertil Ohlsson, David Matalon, Meir Teper ; directed by Lasse Hallström.

Edition Special collector's edition.
Publication Info. Hollywood, California : Paramount Pictures, [2017]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F WHATS    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 015700
Description digital rdatr
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NTSC rdabs
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Motion picture.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Based on the novel by Peter Hedges.
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.
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles ; Closed-captioned.
Cast Johnny Depp, Leonardo Dicaprio, Juliette Lewis, Mary Steenburgen, Darlene Cates, Laura Harrington, Mary Kate Schellhardt, Kevin Tighe, John C. Reilly, Crispin Glover.
Credits Original music, Alan Parker and Björn Isfält ; editor, Andrew Mondshein ; director of photography, Sven Nykvist, A.S.C. ; executive producers, Lasse Hallström and Alan C. Blomquist.
Summary "Living in Endora is like dancing to no music. Gilbert Grape (Johnny Depp) should know. Aside from a secret affair with a housewife (Mary Steenburgen), Gilbert spends his days stocking shelves at a grocery store, caring for his mentally handicapped brother (Leonardo DiCaprio), 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 (Juliette Lewis) arrives on the scene, capturing Gilbert's heart and inspiring him to make a break."--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; For elements of mature subject matter.
Contents 1. Opening credits/The yearly ritual -- 2. Meet the Grape family -- 3. Arnie climbs the tower -- 4. Delivery for Becky -- 5. The family plans Arnie's 18th birthday party -- 6. "Nobody hurts Arnie" -- 7. A sunset date with Becky -- 8. Arnie gets arrested -- 9. The Burger Barn grand opening -- 10. The birthday cake compromise -- 11. Gilbert opens up -- 12. Arnie's birthday -- 13. Good-bye Becky -- 14. Mama climbs the stairs -- 15. Cleansing fire -- 16. Becky's comin' -- 17. End credits.
Subject Dysfunctional families -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Fatherless families -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Brothers -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Teenagers with mental disabilities -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Male caregivers -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Overweight women -- United States -- Social conditions -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Morbid obesity -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Long-term care of the sick -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Man-woman relationships -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Adultery -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Small cities -- United States -- Social life and customs -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Rural poor -- United States -- Social conditions -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Rural-urban migration -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Farewells -- Psychological aspects -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
United States (OCoLC)fst01204155 -- Videodiscs.
Genre Comedy films. (OCoLC)fst01710291
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Film adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710491
Melodramas (Motion pictures) (OCoLC)fst01726217
Romantic comedy films. (OCoLC)fst01710433
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Comedy films.
Romantic comedy films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Hallström, Lasse, film director, film producer.
Ohlsson, Bertil, film producer.
Matalon, David, film producer.
Teper, Meir, film producer.
Hedges, Peter, screenwriter.
Depp, Johnny, actor.
DiCaprio, Leonardo, actor.
Lewis, Juliette, actor.
Steenburgen, Mary, actor.
Cates, Darlene, 1947-2017, actor.
Harrington, Laura, 1958- actor.
Schellhardt, Mary Kate, 1978- actor.
Tighe, Kevin, 1944- actor.
Reilly, John C., 1965- actor.
Glover, Crispin, actor.
Parker, Alan Frederick, 1944- composer.
Isfält, Björn, composer.
Mondshein, Andrew, editor of moving image work.
Nykvist, Sven, director of photography.
Blomquist, Alan C., film producer.
Motion picture screenplay based on (work): Hedges, Peter. What's eating Gilbert Grape?
Paramount Pictures Corporation, presenter, production company.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Standard No. 032429282118
Music No. 59191183000 Paramount Home Entertainment
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