What Is The Movie Of The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby is a film directed by Baz Luhrmann in 2013, based on the novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1925. This movie takes place during the roaring twenties in a town called West Egg. During this time America is experiencing economic growth and many technological advances such as radios, motion pictures, fancy automobiles, etc.
This is also the time where the new woman was created. The modern woman smoked, drank, wore makeup, had short hair, wore revealing clothing, and was sexually liberated. This is also a time where Jazz music and dancing became popular. Additionally, the stock market was soring which made many people rich quickly. In the movie, the main character is a wealthy man named Jay Gatsby who hosts extravagant parties and the background makes sure to make
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In this movie Nick Carraway, a Yale graduate, hesitates to continue his career as a writer and instead begins to study bonds (finance), as it is becoming a thriving industry. Nick rents a small house on West Egg where he becomes a neighbor to the wealthy Jay Gatsby. Gatsby is a mysterious man who lives in the mansion next-door and throws extravagant parties every weekend, one that Nick gets an invitation too. Nick happens to be cousins with a married lady names Daisy Buchanan, whom Gatsby once met and still loves 5 years later. After getting to know Gatsby, Nick is told to invite Daisy over for tea in order for Gatsby to show up and rekindle the relationship. The plan works and even though Daisy is married to Tom Buchanan and has a daughter named Pammy, she pursues this relationship. At the time, Tom Buchanan was cheating on Daisy with a woman named Myrtle, but when he heard that his wife Daisy loved another man, he got furious. One day Daisy, Tom, Gatsby, Nick, and a woman named Jordan go to town by taking a car that the other owns. Tom, in Gatsby’s custom yellow automobile,
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