The Great Gatsby (1974)


Thursday 15th August 8pm Wilfrid Noyce Centre

Run time: 144min

Certificate: 15

Year: 1974

Synopsis: Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby’s circle becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.

Official Trailer

Unofficial Trailer

Director: Jack Clayton (Room at the Top, The Innocents, Something Wicked This Way Comes)

Writer: F. Scott Fitzgerald (novel), Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay)

Cast: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern, Karen Black.

Awards won:
OSCARS: Best Costume Design: Theoni V. Aldredge.
Best Music: Scoring Original Song Score and/or Adaptation: Nelson Riddle.

GOLDEN GLOBES: Winner Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture: Karen Black.

BAFTAS: Best Art Direction: John Box.
Best Cinematography: Douglas Slocombe.
Best Costume Design: Theoni V. Aldredge.

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