2013 – The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann
Written by: Baz Luhrmann (screenplay), Craig Pearce (screenplay)
Produced by: Lucy Fisher
Production year: 2012
Original release: May 1, 2013 (USA)
Running time: 2 hours, 23 minutes
Other cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton
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Midwest native Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) arrives in 1922 New York in search of the American dream. Nick, a would-be writer, moves in next-door to millionaire Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio) and across the bay from his cousin Daisy (Carey Mulligan) and her philandering husband, Tom (Joel Edgerton). Thus, Nick becomes drawn into the captivating world of the wealthy and — as he bears witness to their illusions and deceits — pens a tale of impossible love, dreams, and tragedy.