At the start of the “roaring twenties”, WWI veteran Nick Carraway moves to New York, where he reconnects with his cousin Daisy and her husband, Tom. Shortly after this, he is invited to attend a party thrown by the rich but mysterious Gatsby, who is known for his lavish entertainment. Nick meets Gatsby at the party and the two strike up a friendship. It quickly transpires, however, that Gatsby has an ulterior motive. He was in love with Daisy before the war and now that the war is over, he wants her back.
Through Nick, Gatsby arranges a meeting with Daisy and the two begin an affair. Daisy agrees to leave her husband, but the parting does not go well, and Daisy leaves in a distressed state. Distracted by her emotions, Daisy knocks down a woman who runs into the road. The woman turns out to be Myrtle, her husband’s mistress. Is there a happy ending to Gatsby and Daisy’s story? Find out yourself by watching The Great Gatsby on Netflix today.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke, Adelaide Clemens, Callan McAuliffe, Amitabh Bachchan, Elizabeth Debicki
Age Restrictions & Genre
This is a drama, romance rated 12A with an IMDB rating of 7.2.
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