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Gatsby star DiCaprio treads in Fitzgerald's footsteps

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When Leonardo DiCaprio, the star of the latest big screen adaptation of "The Great Gatsby", arrives at the Cannes Film Festival this week, he will be following in the footsteps of author F. Scott Fitzgerald.  

US actor Leonardo DiCaprio arrives for the World Premier of "The Great Gatsby" at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York on May 1, 2013. When DiCaprio, the star of the latest big screen adaptation of "The Great Gatsby", arrives at the Cannes Film Festival this week, he will be following in the footsteps of author F. Scott Fitzgerald.

The Jazz Age writer spent a number of years in France including a spell on the Cote d'Azur where he led a gilded life surrounded by other luminaries such as artist Pablo Picasso and fellow writer Ernest Hemingway.

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