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    "The Great Gatsby" by Baz Luhrmann unofficially opened the festivities this morning at 10 a.m. local time (fest kicks off tonight at 7:15 p.m. with the film's premiere).

    No need to dwell on the artistic indulgence that befits the director of "Moulin Rouge," we've been down that road before. Luhrmann

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    "The Great Gatsby" by Baz Luhrmann is exactly like what

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