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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Four Academy awards and Silver Lion in Venice. For once, Temple peddlers and critics agreed. Moulin Rouge is the kind of film you always postpone to watch. A biopic, 1952, Zsa-Zsa Gabor, a painter, a British production with a lot of French actors: not the sexiest proposal on earth, isn't it? How wrong you are , people! Moulin Rouge is a masterpiece. Signed La Goulue.
Forgive me but I think that this movie
is crap. With the exception of Katherine Kath as La Goulue, every major player fails. I can see how Bob Fosse was influenced by the staging of the Can Can. I love the George Auric score. I think Oswald Morris's cinematography is remarkable. All of it is trappings. All decoration around a corpse.