An analysis of the 2001 film moulin rouge

Then you get the second act, with them being in love, and the plot builds. An important point comes up in the narrative of the voice over.

Baz Luhrman uses Mise en scene, the composition of setting and subject like properties, acting and lighting is used to great effect. And, as it plays out, this proves to be accurate.

InMoulin Rouge, the postmodern dad civilization referencing is for the end of enjoyment — of selling the thought of the movie. In this manner the movie conforms to the conventions of the love narrative, described by Philip Parker in the undermentioned manner: The love-triangle between Christian, Satine, and the Duke is paralleled sub-textually by the triangle of art, sex, and commerce.

Before Christian comes along, these fantasies mesh nicely: When used effectively, as I feel it is here, this sort of editing is very good at conveying emotions and feelings, over the plot and individual characters.

InMoulin Rouge, a movie about musicals, the characters break into vocal about how good their musical is traveling to be. Zidler learns that Satine does not have long to live. But, after this brief freedom, the bird in a gilded cage returns. Enraged, the Duke demands the ending be changed so that the courtesan ends up with the maharajah; Satine offers to spend the night with the Duke to keep the original ending.

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.

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As a courtesan, Satine is always performing, and always creating her appearance to be what others want it to. Satine tells Christian that their relationship endangers the show, but he counters by writing a secret love song to affirm their love "Come What May". The love-triangle between Christian, Satine, and the Duke is paralleled sub-textually by the triangle of art, sex, and commerce.

And, when Satine finally does go to supper with the Duke, the table is set with all sorts of trappings of romance: An example of these is mise en scene, cinematography and editing to draw you into his film; the use of this makes a great story to a film about love.

This is constructed brilliantly in the way Christian slowly wins Satine over with his songs. While the costumes make sense for the themes of the film sex vs. I think not —in Moulin Rouge, this is the world Christian has escaped from, and the world the Duke represents; and the under, or Dionysian, world of lack of control Dionysius is also the Greek god of drinking and orgies, etc.

Lots of foreshadowing in this film. The message that Christian was enthusiastic and happy a year earlier is conveyed through the camera work. The whole idea of a play-within-a-play is very Shakespearean, especially in its reflection of the plot of the actual film. Perhaps the juxtaposition of unconventional style, techniques, objectives, etc.

An example of these is mise en scene, cinematography and editing to draw you into his film; the use of this makes a great story to a film about love. The inter-cutting between Christian walking away and Satine singing to him highlight this difference.

Zidler reiterates this warning to Satine, but when she refuses to return, he finally informs her she is dying "A Fool to Believe".

It takes Christian a while and a lot of silly love songs to make her realise this, but finally she turns her back on the diamonds.Analysis. Most of the criticism of Moulin Rouge seems to indicate that the person speaking has significantly misunderstood the film.

Yes, it is an unusual film in most aspects (except for the plot), but I believe that everyone involved knew exactly what they were doing—this is reinforced if you listen to the commentaries on the DVD, where the method behind the madness is revealed (for. Moulin Rouge is the movie musical that merges fin-de-siecle decadence of the French Musical with modernised film directing skill which was done by a famous Australian director, Baz Luhrmann.

This movie belongs to two genres, the romance and the musical. After the curtain closes, Satine succumbs to tuberculosis. She and Christian affirm their love before she dies.

A year later the Moulin Rouge has closed down, and Christian is writing the tale of his love for Satine, a "love that will live forever" ("Nature Boy (Reprise)"). 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.

As Stephanie Zacharek, American film and music critic summarized "Mad" is a mild word for the overall mood of "Moulin Rouge" (Zacharek, ) It was important to discuss these nuances since it influences film’s construction, editing alongside with 5/5(1).

Postmodern film making: An analysis of Moulin Rouge

Now, not the whole film is edited in this manner, as in a narrative film this would be rather counter-productive, not to mention frustrating for the audience, but there are two significant sequences done this way: the sequence from the time Christian first arrives at the Moulin Rouge to the time Satine appears; and the “El Tango de Roxanne” sequence.

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