‘Moulin Rouge’ Helped Nicole Kidman Flex New Acting Muscles

Moulin Rouge is the first musical film in which Nicole Kidman was cast, and it remains her only live-action musical movie to this day. As such, it was a real learning experience for her — not only would she be telling a story through her acting, but also through song and dance. How much of an adjustment was that for Kidman? At the time of the film’s release, she told us that director Baz Luhrmann was very specific about the things he wanted her to do, and that helped her out quite a bit. (Click on the media bar below to hear Nicole Kidman)


Moulin Rouge is available on DVD, Blu-Ray, and most digital platforms.

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