Great style - good movie. Baz Luhrmann perfectly captures the incredible kineticism and excitement of last century's 20's with his hyper-edited cinematic perspective.
Music supervised by Jay-Z was wonderful (including all the anachronistic songs - loved that), except for a little overuse of one song in the middle section of the film.
Don't recall the novel well enough now to opine on the translation, but didn't seem to veer too much.
Luhrmann focuses on the interpersonal aspect of the story…