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Film Trailer

Gilbert Grape (Johnny Depp) is a small-town young man with a lot of responsibility. Chief among his concerns are his mother (Darlene Cates), who is so overweight that she can't leave the house, and his mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie (Leonardo DiCaprio), who has a knack for finding trouble. Settled into a job at a grocery store and an ongoing affair with local woman Betty Carver (Mary Steenburgen), Gilbert finally has his life shaken up by the free-spirited Becky (Juliette Lewis).
Release date23 June 1994 (Australia)


Critical Analysis

Darlene Cates 1993 Interview Segment on Entertainment Tonight

Some trivia!

Interview with Leonardo Di Caprio

Screen Slam interview with Johnny Depp Part 1

Screen Slam Interview with Johnny Depp Part 2

Screen Slam Johnny Depp Interview Part 3

2016 Interview with Johnny Depp on Gilbert Grape and Leonardo di Caprio