What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?

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Director:Lasse Hallström
Written by:Peter Hedges (Novel), Peter Hedges (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Gilbert Grape is a small-town young man with a lot of responsibility. Chief among his concerns are his mother, who is so overweight that she can't leave the house, and his mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie, who has a knack for finding trouble. Settled into a job at a grocery store and an ongoing affair with local woman Betty Carver, Gilbert finally has his life shaken up by the free-spirited Becky.