Some more on The Great Gatsby. This in the form of a 90 second UK trailer. This is one of those deals that I wonder if I would be far more interested if I had read the source materiel. As it is I’m having a hard time finding the draw and determining what the basic plot is or why I would be interested. Even the synopsis seems unhelpful, which makes me think the filmmakers don’t really know why they are making it either. I’ve been told to give it a chance. Okay, I will.
Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her philandering, blue-blooded husband, Tom Buchanan. It is thus that Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the super rich, their illusions, loves and deceits. As Nick bears witness, within and without the world he inhabits, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams and high-octane tragedy, and holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles.