An analysis of the 2001 film moulin rouge

The parallels between the Tango downstairs and the dinner with Satine and the Duke upstairs are brilliantly brought out as the tension builds.

Postmodern film making: An analysis of Moulin Rouge

Well, perhaps to emphasise that the lovers, too, are breaking the rules by falling in love, or maybe to emphasise their coming together they both appear on the same side of the screen Other examples: After the triumph of the fantasy, though, real-life rudely interrupts when Satine dies.

Yes, Satine has died, but Christian has gone on, journeyed out of the underworld, emerging older and wiser, having told their story so it will live on forever. But then I saw it, and I understood. If he goes back to Satine, however, as he does, he will not have abandoned his ideals of love, but he also will have learned something, and be able to move on eventually, out of the underworld.

For the first 40 proceedingss, their love narrative is merely another portion of the gag, and their duologues are characterised by dad music in-jokes with small touchable emotional nucleus: The inter-cutting between Christian walking away and Satine singing to him highlight this difference.

Christian denounces Satine and walks off the stage. This shot will have required CGI computer generated images and a model of Paris together with a camera on a track to move very quickly past the scenery, this is called a dolly shot.

Christian tries following her, but is denied entry to the Moulin Rouge, and becomes depressed, even though Toulouse insists that Satine loves him.

Analysis Most of the criticism of Moulin Rouge seems to indicate that the person speaking has significantly misunderstood the film. The lovers fall in love in a fantasy dance-across-the-sky sequence, where the concerns of reality completely fall by the wayside. Second, we have the movie as love narrative.

Here, the lighting emphasises the fact that if Christian leaves then, he will be lost forever in the underworld, a broken, destroyed man.

When his true love, Eurydice, was taken to the underworld, he journeyed after her. Using songs that the audience is familiar with helps to break down the barriers and the apprehension that many people feel about musicals, and it really helps the audience to understand and identify with the characters.

But, when Christian sneaks into the Moulin Rouge that night, he has his coat back on. The lovers fall in love in a fantasy dance-across-the-sky sequence, where the concerns of reality completely fall by the wayside. As a courtesan, Satine is always performing, and always creating her appearance to be what others want it to.

In fact, before the film is over, his fantasy of love will have overturned the fantasy of money, and destroyed the underworld in the process. By the clip we are shown the characters practising and so executing their drama, we are seeing a lampoon of a lampoon.Feb 08,  · The setting of this love story is a small village in Paris, France and here is the “Moulin Rouge”, a nightclub of “midnight pleasures”.

Baz Luhrman uses Mise en scene, the composition of setting and subject like properties, acting and lighting is used to great effect. May 18,  · The operative word in Baz Luhrmann's ''Moulin Rouge,'' the story of a doomed love between a writer (Ewan McGregor) and a dancer (Nicole Kidman), is rouge.

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In this movie there are more volatile or seductive shades of red than even Toulouse-Lautrec might have dreamed of. Jun 01,  · The tragedy of the Moulin Rouge is that by the time you can afford a better seat, you've outgrown the show.

"Moulin Rouge" the movie is more like the Moulin Rouge of my adolescent fantasies than the real Moulin Rouge ever could be/5. Jun 01,  · The tragedy of the Moulin Rouge is that by the time you can afford a better seat, you've outgrown the show.

"Moulin Rouge" the movie is more like the Moulin Rouge of my adolescent fantasies than the real Moulin Rouge ever could be/5. I want to make my first step of critical analysis with musical description. Moulin Rouge is a romantic musical film produced by Baz Luhrmann in In accordance with Red Curtain Cinema principles, the film is based on the Orpheah myth and also on Guiseppe Verdi's opera La Traviata.

Analysis of Movie Moulin Rouge In this essay I will be analyzing in depth four scenes from Baz Luhrmann's critically acclaimed Moulin Rouge that was released in I will be analyzing the opening sequence, the sequence in the Moulin Rouge itself, the two dancing sequences 'Like a Virgin' and 'Tango Roxanne' and the final scenes of the film.

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