What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Gilbert lives with his overweight mom, Arnie who has a disability and his sister all in a small town where he has to deal with the hardships of life. Gilbert's dad has killed himself so Gilbert must work and maintain the house.

Rohan Weerawardane

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Quotes

Momma: You're my knight in shimmering armor. Did you know that?
Gilbert: I think you mean shining.
Momma: No shimmering. You shimmer, and you glow.

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Mistakes

In the scene where Gilbert and his buddy's are eating in the cafe. The first time you see the undertakers bowl of cereal, it keeps changing from full to empty several times.

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Trivia

During the scene where Darlene Cates (Mama) climbed the staircase, she climbed only the first two or three steps. This footage was reused to show her climbing the entire staircase. The room which served as her upstairs bedroom was actually a downstairs room.

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