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The Secret Screen Life Of Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby writer onscreen

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The Secret Screen Life Of Scott Fitzgerald  | Midnight In Paris (2011)
Midnight In Paris (2011)

Tom Hiddleston is so good as a jaunty Paris-era Scott Fitzgerald in Woody Allen’s hit comedy that we’d like to see him play the great man in a fresh biopic. Until that happens, there’s plenty of good stuff here to keep us going, not least in the fizzy interplay between Fitz and his wife Zelda (Alison Pill). Hiddleston prepped for the role by downing the audiobook of The Great Gatsby on his iPod: “On the days when I wasn't filming I wandered around Paris listening to it,” he recalls, “just to get his voice in my bones”. The sheer larger-than-lifeness of Hiddleston and Pill steals their scenes in the same way that the writer and his wife must have dominated ’20s society.

 

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