Based on John Steinbeck's 1937 classic tale of two travelling companions, George and Lennie, who wander the country during the Depression, dreaming of a better life for themselves. Then, just as heaven is within their grasp, it is inevitably yanked away. The film follows Steinbeck's novel closely, exploring questions of strength, weakness, usefulness, reality and utopia, bringing Steinbeck's California vividly to life. Written by
We have a dream. Someday, we'll have a little house and a couple of acres. A place to call home.
Did You Know?
The girl in the red dress, running through the field at the beginning of the movie, was played by Moira Sinise
, the wife of director/star Gary Sinise
. See more
At the end of the movie when Lennie and George meet up in the middle of the stream they are fairly wet especially with Lennie falling in; when it shows them on shore their clothes show no signs of being in the water at all. See more
You said I was your cousin!
That was a lie. If I was a relative of yours, I'd shoot myself.