The 1992 film Of Mice and Men is based on John Steinbeck's 1937 novel. The movie is about two farm workers who travel together each looking for work, while in search for the American dream-owning a home. The main characters depend on each other for more than just companionship. They risk it all amidst lies, mistrust, sex, and loneliness during their travels. The two friends find life is more than they could imagine, or would want to.
There are a few differences from the book to movie; film watchers especially may notice this toward the end of movie.
The film was included in the 1992 Cannes Film Festival. It premiered the following month and received positive reviews. It grossed $5,471,088 and it did not win any awards. Gary Sinise directed and produced Of Mice and Men, Sinise was nominated for the Palme d'Or which is given to the director of the best featured film.