Gas Food Lodging

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"When Shade's good, she's very good. But when Trudi's bad, she's better."
  • R
  • 1992
  • 1 hr 41 min
  • 6.6  (3,816)
  • 78

Based on the novel Don't Look and It Won't Hurt by Richard Peck, Gas Food Lodging is a 1992 independent film set in Laramie, New Mexico. It focuses on the story of a single mother who is raising two teenage daughters in a trailer park while she works to support them as a waitress. The film stars Ione Skye and Fairuza Balk as the daughters, Trudi and Shade. While Shade is an impossible daydreamer that escapes her bleak life while retreating into fantasy at the local movie theater, Trudi is rebellious and makes choices that put her in the path of danger. Gas Food Lodging is primarily a portrayal of the relationship between the sisters and their desperation to escape the small town where they live. Directed by Allison Anders, the drama debuted at the 42nd Annual Berlin International Film Festival. Fairuza Balk won an Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her portrayal of Shade.

Gas Food Lodging
Gas Food Lodging
Gas Food Lodging

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Based on the novel Don't Look and It Won't Hurt by Richard Peck, Gas Food Lodging is a 1992 independent film set in Laramie, New Mexico. It focuses on the story of a single mother who is raising two teenage daughters in a trailer park while she works to support them as a waitress. The film stars Ione Skye and Fairuza Balk as the daughters, Trudi and Shade. While Shade is an impossible daydreamer that escapes her bleak life while retreating into fantasy at the local movie theater, Trudi is rebellious and makes choices that put her in the path of danger. Gas Food Lodging is primarily a portrayal of the relationship between the sisters and their desperation to escape the small town where they live.

Directed by Allison Anders, the drama debuted at the 42nd Annual Berlin International Film Festival. Fairuza Balk won an Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her portrayal of Shade.

Gas Food Lodging is a 1992 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 41 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6 and a MetaScore of 78.

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  • Release Date
    1992
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 41 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (3,816)
  • Metascore
    78