The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby (2013)

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Jay Gatsby: I knew it was a great mistake for a man like me to fall in love.

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Daisy Buchanan: All the bright precious things fade so fast... And they don't come back.

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Daisy Buchanan: Open another window.
Nick Carraway: There aren't any more.
Daisy Buchanan: Then telephone for an axe.

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Daisy Buchanan: I hope she'll be a fool - that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.

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Jordan Baker: Well, I don't care. He gives large parties, and I like large parties - they're so intimate. Small parties, there isn't any privacy.

Daisy Buchanan: Gatsby? What Gatsby?

Daisy Buchanan: Well, I'm certainly glad to see you again.
Jay Gatsby: I-I'm certainly glad to see you, as well.

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Continuity mistake: During the dinner scene at Tom's, a couple of shots before Tom's phone rings and he goes to answer it, Nick's wine glass is about half full. After Daisy leaves to go to Tom and the shot cuts back to Nick, the level of wine in his glass has notably decreased, without him touching it. (00:09:50)

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Trivia: The shot of Gatsby floating on the pool with the cops and journalists sneaking in is an obvious tribute to an exact shot from Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard.

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Question: What sort of accent is Gatsby supposed to have? (00:29:55)

Chosen answer: This has been answered before. Gatsby grew up in a poor, mid-western family. He is a self-made millionaire (through illegal means) but pretends he comes from wealthy, upper-class society. He has adopted a fake posh accent to help support the illusion of his bogus background. It is how he believes well-bred people speak.

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