Nick Carraway idolizes riches and glamour. At the height of a decadent era, he moves to Long Island's swanky North Shore and rents an inexpensive bungalow sandwiched between two mansions. In this new world of frivolity and excess, he meets his distant cousin Daisy, her faithless husband Tom and their attractive houseguest, Jordan - a women's golf pro. Nick had realises his dream but the unrestrained materialism and blatant immorality of Jazz age New York starts to make him edgy. His life becomes more complex and troublesome when he finally meets his wealthy and very mysterious neighbour, Jay Gatsby.