One year, one film: 1952 – Moulin Rouge

One year, one film: 1952 The film: Moulin Rouge, dir. John Huston Starring Jose Ferrer Rating: RECOMMENDED | Highly Recommended | Must-See Not to be confused with director Baz Luhrmann’s Ewan McGregor/Nicole Kidman-starring musical, 1952’s Moulin Rouge is focused on the life, struggles, and creativity of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. I discovered Moulin Rouge in the first year of this blog and reviewed it with … Continue reading One year, one film: 1952 – Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge (1952)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (Jose Ferrer) is a painter living in Paris. Originally born into a family of the French court, Henri moved away from his family in an attempt to find happiness. His legs were badly deformed by a fall in childhood, causing him to have a short stature. His height has been the source of much discrimination by fellow members of the court. Living … Continue reading Moulin Rouge (1952)