Festival de Cannes: Cannes film festival to start off with of ‘the Great Gatsby’ and the star quality of Carey Mulligan

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Cannes film festival will be held on 15th to 26th may 2013, showcasing the world’s finest films and big hits of this year. But when it comes to the main attraction of the festival no one can help but think of the ‘the Great Gatsby’ and the performance of Carey Mulligan with the cast of some of the most talented actors such as: Amitabh Bachchan, Callan McAuliffe, Elizabeth Debicki, Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke, Joel Edgerton, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguires, This film is proving to be a big hit.

Everyone is waiting to see how the new ‘most talented actor’ Carey Mulligan played her role in this movie directed by Baz Luhrmann. The great Gatsby is Baz Luhrmann’s 3D version of F Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel about a mysterious millionaire living in the roaring twenties. Her second big hit this year would be ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ which is based on country music, Carey Mulligan is staring opposite Justin Timberlake and John Goodman in this film.

In the Great Gatsby, Carey Mulligan was the director’s first choice of playing the challenging role of Daisy Buchanan after looking at her other movie performances, Mulligan is very well known for doing challenging roles such as Steve McQueen’s daring film about sexual addiction, ‘Shame’, before that Mulligan started her career in 1999 after she moved back to the UK. Her early hit was in Pride and Prejudice in which she worked with the famous Keira Knightley.

Since then Carey Mulligan has been taking up challenging roles and she’s been proving herself on and on her hard work was awarded in 2010 when she won the best actress Bafta, and was also nominated for an Oscar.

The British star celebrates her 28th birthday shortly after the Cannes film festival is over, Carey Mulligan lives in London and is married to Marcus Mumford from Mumford & Sons.