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The Great Gatsby is a 2013 3D drama film. It is an of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel of the same . The film is co-written and directed by Baz Luhrmann, and Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire. The official Warner Bros. website says: "The filmmaker created his own distinctive interpretation of the story, bringing the period to in a way that has never been seen before." It follows the life and of millionaire Jay Gatsby (played by DiCaprio) and his neighbour Nick, who tells of his with Gatsby in 1920s America. Warner Bros. says, "Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the super-rich, their illusions, and deceits."

Prior to this film there had been a Broadway play and film adaptations of F. Scott Fitzgerald's acclaimed novel. When Luhrmann was asked about the movie, he stated that he planned the to be more due to its theme of criticizing the often irresponsible of wealthy people. It is perhaps a of money in the early 21st century. The Great Gatsby was planned to be filmed in New York, where the novel is , starting in June 2011. The director instead to have the principal happen in Sydney. Filming began on September 5, 2011, at Fox Studios Australia. The finished on December 22, 2011, with additional shots filmed in January 2012.



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