“There is something romantic about singing to each other, I think the music helps you to understand why these people are
falling in love, what they feel for each other”.
“It’s amazing how you can depict strong emotions like jealousy or love or obsession through music and dance far
more readily [than in conventional dialogue].”
praised for understanding pop culture better than anyone, says music producer Fred Baron.
The songs were not chosen to shock, they were specifically chosen to help the story move forward
Put all the sets together. Made 300 costumes from scratch.
Uses some of the great songs from the 20th century
“It’s still a very exciting notion to be able to go to a club where you can loose your identity, get lost and live
out your fantasies, and that’s what the Moulin Rouge was.”
“The journey from idealistic youth into adulthood” Baz