Saturday, 3 December 2011

The greater Gatsby

The Great Gatsby by F.Scott. Fitzgerald is one of my all time favourite novels. The way in which he married, the elitest society and tragedy of such a beautifully prosperous time.. The characters are charming and endearing and the setting and plot is both unexpected and pre-empted at the same time. So imagine my excitement when Baz lurhman announced that the production for his remake of the wonderful novel had begun!!! Originally made into a film in 1974 starring Mia farrow and Robert bedford the remake see's Carry Mulligan playing Daisy Buchanan and Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby- Perfect casting in my opinion... and just imagine the outfits.. the wide legged trousers, drop waste dressed with the intricate details, stoles and over coats *swoon* I cannot wait for a whole new generation, who are now adverse to reading books, to be able to appreciated the Magnificent, rare talent that was Fitzgerald.

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