Whats Eating Gilbert Grape
The movie "What's eating Gilbert grape" is an excellent depiction of life's true hardships faced by a young man, but at the same time also portrays the courage and dedication needed to move on in life. This movie was released in 1993 and is based on the Novel which was published under the same name. It stars Johnny Depp, Leonardo DeCaprio and Juliette Lewis. It was nominated for Oscars in 1994 and has won awards and nominations at many prestigious events. Gilbert grape, the eldest child of the family, takes care of his younger brother Arnie, and his mother Bonnie. Gilbert grape's brother Arnie is mentally handicapped and requires constant attention and care at all times while her mother is chronically obese and has not left the house since the death of her husband. Gilbert also takes the responsibility for his younger adolescent sister. His other sister is very hard working and also tries to support the family. He also tries to fix their old ancestral house so that it can bear the weight of his mother.