Gilbert Grape – Irgendwo in Iowa

Gilbert Grape - Irgendwo in Iowa

Gilbert Grape – Irgendwo in Iowa

  This film from 1993 by Lasse Hallström based on the novel and, finally, screenplay by Peter Hedges is one of those atmospherically appealing films that fall under the term “feel-good cinema.” Staged a consistent story with emotional substance, existential conflicts, concise, perfectly embodied characters, each with dignified Referierende codes, spicy wit, a nice, catchy soundtrack, and last but not least wonderful pictures of the camera to Sven Nykvist’s Eating Gilbert Grape – Irgendwo in Iowa to

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