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(The historical irony is that Gatsby is destroyed because in his world money did not make everything possible but in our world it increasingly does. 36 Inspiration for the Buchanan estate came from Old Westbury Gardens in Old Westbury, New York. 17 She got the role shortly after Luhrmann showed her audition footage to Sony Pictures Entertainment executives Amy Pascal and Doug Belgrad, who were impressed by the actress' command of the character. Geoghegan, Kev (May 15, 2013). "Baz Luhrmann's eyepopping vision of Gatsby ". In this case, this focus goes both ways. Soundtrack edit Main article: The Great Gatsby: Music from Baz Luhrmann's Film Released on May 7, the film's soundtrack is also available in a deluxe edition; a Target exclusive release also features three extra tracks. Investigate the key themes pointed to by the various alternate titles : the American Dream, social status, and unrequited love. Scott Fitzgerald 's acclaimed 1925 novel of the same name. Luhrmann's taste for extravaganza seems to most people to suit.