Moulin Rouge! (French: [mulɛ̃ ˈʁuʒ][4]) is a 2001 Australie–American pseudo-pastiche jukebox muisical film directit, produced, an co-written bi Baz Luhrmann. It tells the story o a young Inglis poet/writer, Christian (Ewan McGregor), wha faws in luve wi the starn o the Moulin Rouge, cabaret actress an coortesan Satine (Nicole Kidman). It uises the muisical settin o the Montmartre Quarter of Paris, Fraunce.

Moulin Rouge!
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Theatrical release poster
Directit biBaz Luhrmann
Produced bi
Screenplay bi
Muisic biCraig Armstrong
CinematographyDonald M. McAlpine
Eeditit biJill Bilcock
Distributit bi20th Century Fox
Release date
  • 9 Mey 2001 (2001-05-09) (Cannes)
  • 24 Mey 2001 (2001-05-24) (Australie)
  • 1 Juin 2001 (2001-06-01) (Unitit States)
Rinnin time
128 minutes[1]
  • Australia
  • United States
Budget$52 million[2]
Box office$179.2 million[3]

At the 74t Academy Awairds, the film wis nominatit for aicht Oscars, includin Best Pictur an Best Actress for Nicole Kidman, winnin twa: for Best Airt Direction an Best Costume Design. It wis the first muisical nominatit for Best Pictur in 10 years, follaein Disney's Beauty and the Beast (1991).


  1. "MOULIN ROUGE! (12)". British Board of Film Classification. 21 June 2001. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
  2. "Moulin Rouge! (2001) – Box office / business". The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 27 March 2009.
  3. "Moulin Rouge!". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 27 March 2009.
  4. Wells, John C. (2008). Longman Pronunciation Dictionary. 3rd ed. Longman. ISBN 1-4058-8118-6.