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Moulin Rouge

Directed by John Huston
United Kingdom, 1952
Biography, Drama, Music


Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec frequently visits the Moulin Rouge, where he drinks cognac and draws sketches of the dancers and singers. Though the son of a French count, Henri’s legs were badly deformed by a childhood fall, and his personal life is often unhappy as a result.

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Moulin Rouge Directed by John Huston

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1953 | Winner: Silver Lion

Academy Awards

1953 | 2 wins including: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color

1953 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1953 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

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