Pearls. Champagne. Parties. More champagne. Jazz. A little more champagne. What does all this bring to mind? The roaring twenties, of course. The era in which the popping of corks was the soundtrack to which existed the one side of the social ladder, while the clanking of industrial wheels was the rhythm to which danced the other.
Mia Farrow and Robert Redford bring Fitzgerald’s, The Great Gatsby to life with all of the necessary white roses, dazzling parties and endless bubbles.
If you were a diligent, young student during your high school years and actually read the great American classic, you will find Jack Clayton’s (1974) film a charm, charm, charm.