The actress also invites her fans to send her drawings inspired by Baz Luhrmann’s musical.
“Here are some of my favorite memories from red Mill“, wrote Nicole Kidman on his Instagram account, by sharing ten photos of the film Baz Luhrmann, who is celebrating its 20th anniversary: it was screened at the opening of the Cannes Film Festival on May 9, 2001. She mixes photos from the film as well as photos posed with her partner Ewan McGregor.
Behind the scenes at Moulin Rouge! told by his choreographer
In another post, on video, this time the Australian comedian details how touched she was that red Mill be so successful in the world: “Remembering how much loved this film is touching me deeply. When we were working on it we hoped it would be something special, innovative, but the film surpassed all of our dreams. Thanks to Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Ewan McGregor and the whole team. What a gift! “ Nicole Kidman then thanks the spectators, in particular all those who sent her drawings inspired by the film, and invites them to share even more on the occasion of the film’s 20th anniversary: “Thank you all for all your beautiful designs. I’d love to see more! Share your Moulin Rouge inspired designs and tag me, so I can share my favorites.”
Heath Ledger almost played in Moulin Rouge!
The story of red Mill : In 1889, Christian was a young poet with no money. He went to Paris where he met Toulouse-Lautrec and other artist friends who took him to the Moulin Rouge. The same evening, he meets Satine, star of the cabaret. She is the favorite of Zindler the director of the Moulin Rouge and she wants to seduce the Duke, a wealthy person in order to save the cabaret from ruin. A meeting is organized in her red room, and thinking to capsize the Duke, she finally realizes that it is Christian. Seduced by the latter, she manages to convince the Duke to hire Christian as the author of the new show, the Duke financing him. Christian and Satine fall in love with each other and cunning so as not to be surprised by the Duke who thinks Satine is in love with him. But the day before the premiere, the Duke surprises them and demands that Christian be dismissed. Satine turns away from Christian and goes towards the Duke, so that Christian is spared. She does not tell him that she has a serious illness and that her days are numbered. But Christian, unhappy, goes to the evening of the premiere to see Satine on stage.