The great Gatsby

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2012.
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F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece, often regarded as one of the greatest American novels of the 20th century, is brought to the screen in this made-for-TV feature, produced in collaboration with the A&E Cable Network in the United States, and Granada Entertainment in Great Britain. Nick Carraway (Paul Rudd) is a young bond salesman who rents a cottage near the mansion of the wealthy but reclusive Jay Gatsby (Toby Stephens). In time, Nick gets to know his neighbor, who has accumulated a vast fortune through vague, suspect means, but has carefully forged an outward image of refinement and charm. Years ago, before he left to fight in World War I, Gatsby was a poor man named Gatz and was in love with a beautiful woman from a wealthy family, Daisy (Mira Sorvino). When he returned, Gatz was determined to remake himself so that he might be seen fit to someday win her hand, even though Daisy had by this time married the socially prominent but boorish Tom Buchanan (Martin Donovan). Gatsby has yet to give up on his romantic dream and enlists Nick, who is distantly related to Daisy, in his plan. This production marked the fourth time that The Great Gatsby had been committed to film -- the best known version being Jack Clayton's 1974 adaptation, featuring Robert Redford as Gatsby and Mia Farrow as Daisy. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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auth_author2 Donovan, Martin., Fitzgerald, F. Scott 1896-1940., Fitzgerald, F. Scott, 1896-1940., Markowitz, Robert., McLaughlin, John., Rudd, Paul., Sorvino, Mira., Stephens, Toby, 1969-
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display_description Jay Gatsby is a man possessed--driven by greed, ambition and, most of all, an unwavering desire for a woman he met before the Great War, when he was poor and she was unobtainable. F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece is an extraordinary journey into the heart of the American Dream and out the other side, where the spoils of success do not always suffice. This lively and lavish adaptation from A & E captures the heady swirl of the Jazz Age in all its excess and decadence. As Gatsby reinvents himself in an attempt to buy his way into the social elite of Long Island's Gold Coast, he yearns to rekindle his romance with the woman who stole his heart years before. But when the chance finally arrives, a shadow of tragedy is cast over what Gatsby long-imagined would be his triumphant moment. THE GREAT GATSBY is a mesmerizing, tangled tale of wealth and entitlement, love and longing.
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subject_facet Feature films, Feature films -- United States, Long Island (N.Y.) -- Drama, Made-for-TV movies, Man-woman relationships -- Drama, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Rich people -- Drama, Romance television programs, Television adaptations, Upper class -- Fiction, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_display The great Gatsby
title_full The Great Gatsby [DVD] / an A&E Network and Granda Entertainment production ; screenplay by John McLaughlin ; directed by Robert Markowitz, The great Gatsby [videorecording] / An A & E Network and Granada Entertainment production in association with Travelers Rest Films, Inc. ; screenplay by John McLaughlin ; directed by Robert Markowitz
title_short The great Gatsby
topic_facet Feature films, Fiction, Made-for-TV movies, Man-woman relationships, Rich people, Romance television programs, Television adaptations, Upper class, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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