About

A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with the club's most notorious and beautiful star.

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Directed by

Baz Luhrmann

Written by

Baz Luhrmann (Screenplay)
Craig Pearce (Screenplay)

Runtime

127 minutes

Country

United States of America, Australia

Language

English

Tagline

No Laws. No Limits. One Rule. Never Fall In Love.

Cast

Keywords

musical music fairy absinthe writer writer's block terminal illness duke moulin rouge bohemian red curtain cancan dance la traviata orpheus and eurydice dance hall

Photos

Lists

#709 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#66 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#211 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#53 on The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films BBC

Awards

Oscar for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Brigitte Broch

Oscar for Best Costume Design

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role Nicole Kidman

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography