PG-13 | | Drama, Romance
A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby.
In the framing scenes (not in the book), Nick Carraway is shown as a patient at "Perkins Sanitarium." Maxwell Perkins was F. Scott Fitzgerald's book editor on "The Great Gatsby."
In my younger and more vulnerable years, my father gave me some advice. "Always try to see the best in people," he would say. As a consequence, I'm inclined to reserve all judgements. But even I have a limit.
When Nick, Daisy, Jordan and Tom are in the parlor, the head footman enters and lifts his arm to announce dinner. His arm is lowered during Daisy's close-up, and then raised again in the overhead shot.
Jay Gatsby's flower symbol is shown throughout the credits with different letters in place of the 'JG'. The 3rd to last flower, preceding the music section, has 'JZ' in it (an homage to the film's soundtrack producer Jay Z. The last flower has the movie's traditional 'JG' in it.
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