F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel about how the rich languoring on the Riviera in the 1920's are slowly drawn into the coming depression is once again filmed with Peter Strauss, Mary Steenburgen,...
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Set in the 1920s, an American doctor and his wealthy patient travel to the French Riviera where they surround themselves with their circle of friends and become entwined in a complicated love triangle.
F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel about how the rich languoring on the Riviera in the 1920's are slowly drawn into the coming depression is once again filmed with Peter Strauss, Mary Steenburgen, and John Heard in the leads. Written by
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Great series - pity it's never been available to buy
I really enjoyed this series (but then I am Fitzgerald buff). I remember being a bit disappointed that Mary Steenburgen didn't quite look like the Nicole I imagined in my head, but it was well done nonetheless. It seems that I'm not alone in wanting to own a copy but as its 20 years old I don't suppose we'll ever be gratified by its availability again (or even a repeat on the telly!). The original was a long book with a complex storyline; the book starts kind of in the middle of the story and skips to past and future .....whereas I remember this being somewhat rearranged into strict chronology, which, to some extent, ruined the effect of the literary version which started with the sparkling pinnacle of the Divers life before exploring how they got there and how they ended up. Despite all this it was a pretty good version...... Maybe Hollywood should make this story again..... for the third time ...
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