Movie: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
“What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”, as directed by Lasse Hallstrom, is a
plays a mentally impaired boy with a caring brother, who always took care of his
the girl in the trailer, played by Juliette Lewis. Gilbert becomes very
irresponsible when it comes to his slow brother. He once left Arnie(Johnny Depp)
terrified of the water and refused to go back on ever again. Another time was
when Gilbert was in a deep conversation with the girl (Ellen), and did not
notice Arnie disappear. He ended -up climbing to the top of the water tower and
upset with Gilbert and asked, ?Where has your head been?? Gilbert head has been
up in the clouds, with his love.
abducted his brother, Raymond, from the only home he has ever know. This wasn’t
the proper kind of treatment that Raymond needed, he was treated this way out of
Charlies’ selfish reasons. Gilbert also had selfish reasons for treating Arnie
the way he did. This reason was his love for a girl, named Ellen.
trailer, but I find it ironic that he couldn’t get it fixed. I feel that he
just want Ellen to stay longer with him, but the trailer was repaired later and
Ellen had to leave town, not wanting to though. I feel that this was only for
gotten hurt when he disappeared, and Arnie may not be around much longer, he was
only suppose to live to be ten, he is eighteen now. Gilbert needs to concentrate
on his brother, and if he does want love, he will need to be more responsible.