Like his protagonist Jay Gatsby, the Australian director once reinvented himself with a name change and new identity. Now, he's risked everything on his flashy $100 million spectacle: "I would do anything to make sure 'Gatsby' stayed alive." READ MORE
Historically, the coveted opening-night slot is reserved for films making their world premieres; "Gatsby" opens in North America five days prior to its Cannes sojourn and has no intention of shifting that date.
Nick Carraway, a Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
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