Rebecca Ascher-Walsh
December 24, 1993 AT 05:00 AM EST

What's Eating Gilbert Grape

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
performer
Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Darlene Cates, Crispin Glover, Juliette Lewis, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen
director
Lasse Hallstrom

We gave it an A

Gilbert Grape lives with his obese mother, two sisters, and mentally retarded brother in Endora, Iowa. ”Describing this place is like dancing to no music,” Gilbert says, but the moving story he narrates is lyrical and far from dull. Reissued to coincide with the faithful movie adaptation, which stars Johnny Depp, the paperback, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, has the requisite star billing and photograph on the cover but otherwise remains unchanged. A

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