Books made into Movies – The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

2 Oct

The novel is set on Long Island during the roaring 1920’s. Nick, just returned from the war, rents a house in West Egg where he is invited to the extravagant parties hosted by his guarded and mysterious neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Nick eventually learns Gatsby’s story – the tale of a young man who corrupts himself in seeking to attain the American Dream and gain the love of the idealized, and unattainable woman, Daisy.

The Great Gatsby opens in theaters on December 25th, 2012.

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Isla Fisher, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton, Callan McAuliffe, Gemma Ward, Amitabh Bachchan, Jason Clarke


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