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A young poet in 1899 defies his father by joining in the bohemian lifestyle and moving to Montmartre, where he falls in love with the most famous courtesan in Paris. Their love affair is doomed.

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Director
Baz Luhrmann
Writers
Baz Luhrmann  Craig Pearce
Producer
Fred Baron  Baz Luhrmann  Martin Brown
Dir. of Photography
Don McAlpine
Composer
Marius De Vries
Editor
Jill Bilcock
Production Designer
Catherine Martin
Cast
Nicole Kidman - Ewan McGregor - Richard Roxburgh - Caroline O'Connor - John Leguizamo - David Wenham - Garry McDonald
Production Completion
2001
Genre
Musical
Production Company
Bazmark Film Pty Limited

Selected Awards & Festivals

Screen News

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Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin reflect on some things you never knew about the making of Moulin Rouge!, 20 years after it hit Australian cinemas.

24 May 2021
By Matthew Jenkin
June Again: behind the scenes

Moulin Rouge!: 12 memorable moments

We celebrate the 20th anniversary of Moulin Rouge! by looking back at some of the most iconic moments from the film.

21 May 2021
By Georgia Hing
Podcast – Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin revisit Moulin Rouge!

Podcast – Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin revisit Moulin Rouge!

To mark the 20th anniversary of Moulin Rouge!, writer, director and producer Baz Luhrmann and production and costume designer Catherine Martin look back on making the movie musical.

07 May 2021
By Caris Bizzaca
Catherine Martin: Beyond compare

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14 Feb 2017
By Sandy George
Lion’s jump from page to screen