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A 2013 Australian-American 3D drama starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton and Elizabeth Debicki. The movie is based on F Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel of the same name.

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How did Mr. Gatsby become so rich after being a sailor?

I watched The Great Gatsby twice, but there is one thing I don't understand. How did Mr. Gatsby became so rich after being a sailor?
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What is the significance of the billboard?

In The Great Gatsby (2013) they make reference to the billboard with the eyes and eye glasses. "Always watching". Several times during the movie they pan and/or zoom to the billboard as if it were ...
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What was the role of Meyer Wolfsheim? Why was it so important?

Why was Mr. Meyer Wolfsheim's role so important in The Great Gatsby? How did it affect the story of the movie?
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Was J. Gatsby a shallow, superficial man?

My friend and I were having a discussion about The Great Gatsby and Mr. J. Gatsby in particular. My friend opines that he is a superficial man because all he cared about was wealth and showing off. ...
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Why did the Great Gasby (2013) movie erase the hints of Nick Carraway's homosexuality? [closed]

This question is about the two-oscar winning movie Great Gastby (2013) that was co-written and directed by Baz Luhrmann. Only after I had seen this extraordinary movie and found out that F. Scott ...
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What was Tom's position about Daisy in The Great Gatsby?

After watching this movie twice, I'm still unsure if the movie was trying to say, whether Tom loves Daisy or not. There are several mentions that are in conflict. Tom was somewhere else when their ...
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Old Money vs New Money theme

How does the director portray the differences between "old money" and "new money" in The Great Gatsby (2013)? I have recently read the book and decided to watch the movie as well. I was trying to ...
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