During the French belle époque of the late 1890s, Christian leaves behind his bourgeois father to seek his fortunes in the bohemian underworld of Montmartre, Paris. Christian meets the absinthe- and alcohol-addicted artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, who introduces him to a world of sex, drugs, music, theater, and the scandalous dance known as the cancan, all at the Moulin Rouge, a decadent dance hall, brothel, and theater that's the brainchild of Harold Zidler. Christian also meets and falls into a tragically doomed romance with the courtesan Satine, who becomes the star of the play he's writing,
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Nicole Kidman
Crew: Baz Luhrmann (Director), Donald McAlpine (Director of Photography), Craig Armstrong (Music Director)
Genres: Drama, Musical, Romance
Release Dates: 29 Jun 2001 (India), 24 Aug 2001 (Brazil), 01 Jun 2001 (Canada), 03 Oct 2001 (France), 23 Aug 2001 (Malaysia), 24 Aug 2001 (Mexico), 05 Jul 2001 (Singapore), 07 Sep 2001 (United Kingdom), 01 Jun 2001 (United States)
Tagline: No Laws. No Limits. One Rule. Never Fall In Love.
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The diamond necklace worn by Nicole Kidman was the most expensive piece of jewelry ever specifically made for a film. The Stefano Canturi necklace was made with 1,308 diamonds, weighing a total of 134 carats and was worth an estimated U.S. $1 million. Read More