In what movie are the characters similar to Gatsby in thinking that their significant others are not as great as they had originally thought? Example: Gatsby thought Daisy was a goddess but she really wasn't. 

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The movie that comes most instantly to my mind is (500) Days of Summer. This movie, which is told in a nonlinear narrative style, explores the relationship between Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a hopeless romantic, and Summer (Zooey Deschanel), who claims to not believe in love. The movie explores both the...

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The movie that comes most instantly to my mind is (500) Days of Summer. This movie, which is told in a nonlinear narrative style, explores the relationship between Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a hopeless romantic, and Summer (Zooey Deschanel), who claims to not believe in love. The movie explores both the budding of the relationship and its ending with a series of scenes that do not follow chronological structure (the movie starts on Day 488 and then jumps back to Day 1). This structure allows the viewer to see the relationship from Tom's point-of-view and how his memories of their good times clouds his judgment about the relationship itself. 

In fact, Tom's precocious little sister Rachel (Chloe Grace Moretz) tells Tom that maybe the relationship wasn't as great as he remembers:

"Look, I know you think she was the one, but I don't. Now, I think you're just remembering the good stuff. Next time you look back, uh, I really think you should again."

One big difference between the women is that while Daisy turns out to be a horrible person in the book and seems to not really care about Gatsby's death, Summer at least wants Tom to be happy. 

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