moulin rouge

Baz Luhrmann, 127 mins, Australia/USA, 2001, B&W/Colour, 35mm. Courtesy: 20th Century Fox

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Moulin Rouge
Would-be poet Christian (Ewan McGregor) falls for the beautiful courtesan Satine (Nicole Kidman) whom a jealous Duke (Richard Roxburgh) covets in Baz Luhrmann's stylish musical.

Constructed with the melodrama of a 19th century opera, the technicolor brashness of a 1950s Hollywood musical and the quick-cutting frenzy of a music video clip, Moulin Rouge is gaudy, grandiose, and wildly entertaining.

Abandon yourself to a heady mix of song, dance, spectacular production numbers, protestations of love, exhalations of regret, vows of revenge and grand destructive gestures.and, above all, absinthe-soaked decadence.

Dates   Sat 29 Apr 2006, 2pm
Admission   All Tickets $8
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