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The Great Gatsby
Reggie Bannister and John Byner
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Overview

An aspiring writer falls under the spell of an aloof millionaire with designs for the young scribe's unhappily married cousin in director Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's celebrated novel. It's the spring of 1922, and wide-eyed Midwesterner Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) has just moved to New York City in pursuit of the American Dream. Settling into a home next door to wealthy Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio), Carraway grows increasingly fascinated by the elaborate parties held at his new neighbor's estate. Meanwhile, across the bay, Carraway's cousin Daisy (Carey Mulligan) flounders in her marriage to philandering aristocrat Tom Buchanan (Joel Edgerton). Inspired by the debauchery on display at Gatsby's wild parties and the lives of the wealthy elite, Carraway begins putting pen to paper as it gradually becomes clear that his cousin and the millionaire share a complicated romantic past that remains unresolved. Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke, and Elizabeth Debicki co-star.

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Main Cast & Crew:
Baz Luhrmann - Director
Reggie Bannister
John Byner
Leonardo DiCaprio
Tobey Maguire
Wes Craven
Andrew Divoff
Carey Mulligan
Joel Edgerton
Robert Englund
Isla Fisher

Details

    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD (Eco Amaray Case)
  • UPC: 883929428205
  • Genre: DRAMA
  • Rating: PG13
  • Release Date: October 2014

Movie Reviews

Reviews:
"[T]he cast is first-rate...[and] importantly, the core thematic concerns pertaining to the American dream, self-reinvention and love lost, regained and lost again are tenaciously addressed." - 05/05/2013 Hollywood Reporter


"Every frame is sincere....Its style fascinates." - 05/08/2013 Chicago Sun-Times


"DiCaprio is smartly note-perfect....Joel Edgerton's virile turn as Daisy's bullish, unfaithful husband Tom also impresses..." - 05/15/2013 Total Film


"Everyone does look the part in this GATSBY, not least DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan....Catherine Martin once again stands out for her production and costume design." - 05/05/2013 Variety


"[DiCaprio] gave some needed sparkle and an old-school movie-star feel to the uber-wealthy and enigmatic Jay Gatsby..." - 04/20/2020 USA Today

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