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The Great Gatsby (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance  -  14 January 2001 (USA)
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Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, wealthy Jay Gatsby.

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Nick Carraway moves from the Midwest to New York a bond salesman and finds himself the neighbor of Jay Gatsby. He's a wealthy bootlegger and forger, who has a huge estate bordering his modest cottage. Gatsby is well-known for throwing fabulous, hedonistic summer parties in 1922 West Egg, Long Island. Gatsby befriends Nick and enlists him in to broker a meeting between him and his former love Daisy Buchanen, Nick's cousin. She is now married to the snobbish and selfish Tom Buchanen, who flaunts an extramarital affair he is having with the proletarian wife of a local garage owner. Nick consents to arrange a meeting with Gatsby and Daisy, a rendezvous that will have tragic consequences. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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The Broadway production of "The Great Gatsby" by Owen Davis based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald opened at the Ambassador Theater on February 2, 1926, ran for 112 performances and directed by future movie director George Cukor. See more »

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When Daisy and others travel to the city for the day, they are drinking mint Juleps in their hotel suite. Their glasses are filled with a bright green liquid, but mint Juleps are not bright green. True Juleps are Bourbon, water and sugar over ice with a spring of mint. See more »

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Nick Carraway: [Narrating] I'd been drunk just twice in my life and the second time was that afternoon. So everything that happened had a dim, hazy cast over it.
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Love and money don't mix. Never have. Never will.
7 August 2001 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Interesting re-make of the re-make of the re-make of the original. I have seen the previous 2 efforts and enjoyed both of them more than this one, although I thought much of this film was better done and easier understood. The stupendous looking houses, cars, and period clothes, hairstyles, and dancing did much for creating a roaring 20's look. Good performances by all, but I think Bruce Dern was a more effective Tom than the fellow in this picture. Old money will never get along with new money, will it?


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