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Monday 22 December 2014

In pictures: Red carpets rolled out for The Great Gatsby in Cannes, Belfast and Dublin

Brigid Moore and Genevieve Porter pictured on the special screening and red carpet premiere of the Great Gatsby at the ODEON Cinema Victoria Square Belfast.
Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Brigid Moore and Genevieve Porter pictured on the special screening and red carpet premiere of the Great Gatsby at the ODEON Cinema Victoria Square Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Brigid Moore and Genevieve Porter pictured on the special screening and red carpet premiere of the Great Gatsby at the ODEON Cinema Victoria Square Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Maeve O'Connell pictured on the special screening and red carpet premiere of the Great Gatsby at the ODEON Cinema Victoria Square Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire attend the Opening Ceremony and 'The Great Gatsby' Premiere during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at the Theatre Lumiere in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire attend the Opening Ceremony and 'The Great Gatsby' Premiere during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at the Theatre Lumiere in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Cara Delevingne attends the Opening Ceremony and 'The Great Gatsby' Premiere during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at the Theatre Lumiere in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Guests arrive at the Irish Premiere of The Great Gatsby at The Savoy, Dublin, Ireland - 15.05.13. Pictures: G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Valerie O'Connor, Charlene McKenna, Caroline Morahan, Aoibhinn McGinnity at the Irish Premiere of The Great Gatsby at The Savoy, Dublin. Pictures: G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
Guests David Bennett, Lou Conlon arrive at the Irish Premiere of The Great Gatsby at The Savoy, Dublin. Pictures: G. McDonnell / VIPIRELAND.COM
The Great Gatsby
Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby.
Leonardo DiCaprio as The Great Gatsby

Guests dressed in 1920s glamour attended the premieres of The Great Gatsby in Belfast and Dublin - the same night the film opened Cannes Film Festival.

While stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire walked the red carpet in France, flapper fever took over Belfast's Odeon.

Venues in the city are playing homage to the decadent 1920s this month, with Bert's Jazz Bar and Stiff Kitten putting on themed nights.

Critics who have praised the adaptation, have said it was “unmistakably F Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby” and it was “the best attempt to capture the essence of the novel”.

DiCaprio has said he was “fascinated” by Gatsby as a character. “I was moved by him. It no longer became a love story to me it became a tragedy” about a man trying to become “the new Rockefeller and along the way had lost the sense of who he was.”

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