Synopsis Of The Movie 'The Great Gatsby'

461 Words2 Pages

The Great Gatsby (2013)

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, and Joel Edgerton

Director: Baz Luhrmann

Synopsis: The movie, The Great Gatsby, begins with Tobey Maguire starring as a man named Nick Carraway, from the midwest, who happens to be narrating his experience in the east throughout the movie to a therapist as well as writing it down in a personal novel. In the East, he is entangled in the lives of his cousin Daisy Buchanan (Carey Mulligan) and her past love, Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio), a mysterious millionaire who has a thing for throwing extravagant parties and who also is Nick’s neighbor.


Baz Luhrmann Directs a dazzlingly, tragic love story based on the novel The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925), giving it a more 21st century feel. He allows the audience to connect with the story using bigger, brighter sceneries and modern day music mixed with the style of the roaring 20s. …show more content…

That seems to be the case with Gatsby and his grave longing for Daisy. With the help of Nick, Gatsby looks to connect back with the wealthy golden girl that every man would love to be acquainted with. But, with the fact that Daisy has a husband, Tom Buchanan (Joel Edgerton), it makes things a lot more difficult for the million dollar romeo. Being a penniless WWI soldier in the past, Gatsby has strove to be where he is now only to provide all of his life earnings to Daisy, in hopes she will come back to him in his current wealthy, self-made

Open Document