A poor Bohemian poet in 1890s Paris falls for a beautiful courtesan and nightclub star coveted by a jealous duke.
“Moulin Rouge!” is a 2001 musical romantic drama film directed by Baz Luhrmann. The film stars Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor and is set in Paris in the early 1900s.
The movie follows the story of a young English writer named Christian, who falls in love with Satine, a courtesan and star of the Moulin Rouge cabaret. Their love is forbidden due to Satine’s obligations to a wealthy and jealous duke, but they continue to pursue their relationship while working on a musical production that Christian has written.
The film features many popular songs from the past century, including “Lady Marmalade,” “Roxanne,” and “Your Song.” It was praised for its dazzling visuals, inventive storytelling, and memorable performances from its lead actors. “Moulin Rouge!” received numerous award nominations and won two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design.