The Great Gatsby Movie Review Summary

Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan

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Nick Carraway moves to New York in 1922 where he takes a job as a salesman. He moves in next to a billionaire named Jay Gatsby. Nick receives an invitation to Gatsby's party one day. After Nick attend's the party, Gatsby shows that he likes Nick and invites him out. They go to lunch one day, and Gatsby is uncomfortable around Nick's friend Tom. Nick finds out that Gatsby was with Tom's wife Daisy five years earlier. Nick invites Daisy over for tea, and Gatsby shows up. Daisy and Gatsby begin an affair together. Gatsby plans to tell Tom that Daisy is leaving him. When Gatsby tells Tom, Tom gets angry. Tom begins accusing Gatsby of being a criminal and doing illegal acts to get rich. Gatsby reacts in rage. Daisy intervenes and insists she wants to leave with Gatsby. Later that night, their friend Myrtle is killed by someone driving Gatsby's car. The must all find out who the driver was and where Gatsby was.
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Best part of story, including ending: What I really like about this story was the cool lifestyle of Jay Gatsby.

Best scene in story: My favorite scene was the first party because it was elegant and had exciting scenes.

Opinion about the main character: What I liked least about Nick was that he betrayed his from Tom and let Gatsby get with Daisy.

The review of this Movie prepared by Vagrig Nazari a Level 7 Marbled Godwit scholar

Script Analysis of The Great Gatsby

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1900-1920's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Lover is...    -   totally uninterested Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   navy soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West

Writing Style

Any profanity?    -   Some foul language If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of dancing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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