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Art in the Form of Film: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

October 6, 2023, 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Date: Friday, October 6, 5:45-9pm

This film, set in rural America, puts on display the enormous acting talents of two young actors, Leonardo DiCaprio (who was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar) and Johnny Depp. The plot revolves around teenager Gilbert (Depp), who following his father’s suicide, must now on his own take care of a morbidly obese mother and an intellectually disabled younger brother (DiCaprio). The tender-hearted Gilbert begins to emotionally unravel, caught between the needs of his dysfunctional family and his growing desire to leave and make a life for himself elsewhere. Instructor Paul Marino will introduce the film, raise questions to ponder and host a post-viewing discussion. Presented and sponsored by Cindy and Paul Marino

Fee: $10 includes glass of wine or bottle of beer.


October 6, 2023
5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
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