The Great Gatsby (movie)


The film that was based on F. Scott Fitzgerald`s famous novel of the same name has it`s climactic scene set at The Plaza. The film was written and directed by Baz Luhrman and starred Leonardo Dicaprio as Jay Gatsby, and also included Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan.The (real) Fitzgeralds were famously patrons of the iconic New York hotel. According to legend, the duo took a spontaneous nighttime swim in the Pulitzer Fountain outside the posh hotel. F. Scott even set the climatic confrontation scene in his masterpiece The Great Gatsby inside a Plaza room on a hot summer afternoon.

Debut, May 10, 2013