Corrected entry: In the "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" scene, Satine says, "I believe it's lady's choice." Then she turns around to Christian and points her finger at him. The shot quickly changes to Christian, then to the wider shot of Satine. Here, you can see her hand flatten out and her mouth start to open. Then the shot once again quickly goes to Christian. When the shot goes back to Satine, her hand is once again in a pointing position, and then flattens out, with her mouth opening in a gasp. Apparently, she does this action twice.
Corrected entry: Two days in one. When Satine escapes from the Duke saved by Chocolat and when the "el Tango de Roxanne" is being sung, it is the night before premiere of Spectacular Spectacular. It is most evident from what the Duke said that day about re-writing the ending of the show: "It will be rehearsed in the morning, ready for the opening tomorrow night." But then we see that two days pass until the premiere. The next day is when Harold sings "The show must go on" And Satine tells Christian she is staying with the Duke. I believe the daylight is undeniable. Afterwards there is a night scene with heavy rain, when those two guys throw Christian to the ground and his friends bring him to bed. Then we see Christian pawning his typewriter, apparently during a day and that is the second day. I might accept that a pawn shop would be open at night in 1900, but if it all happened at one and the same night, it would be a very busy night with two radical weather changes and the premiere presentation beginning at least after midnight.
Corrected entry: When Christian and Satine got to the Elephant for the first time (when Satine still thinks he's a Duke), she throws him on the bed, jumps on him and starts opening his shirt and trousers. She even comments he's a "big boy". Yet when he gets up to sing, he's buttoning his flies but his shirt's immaculate.
Corrected entry: In the scene in the Moulin Rouge where Satine and Harold are getting changed under the other Cortezans dresses - if you look you can see both of them are hidden from the audience by the other dancers dresses whilst they change, but its not until the next frame that you actually see the other dancers step up onto the stand and lift their dresses up to cover Harold and Satine - Yet the frame before they were covered by peoples dresses who weren't even standing there.
Corrected entry: In the overall view of Paris you see the entire Sacre-Coeur several times.. This is in about 1900, but according to "Eyewitness Travel Guides: Paris", the church was not finished until 1914, so it is impossible that we can see the entire church in the shot of the city of Paris.
Corrected entry: In the scene when Satine is getting ready for the her and the duke's first meeting she is wearing a red dress. Zidler walks in and Satine asks if she is smoldering enough for the duke. Then in the next scene when Satine enters the elephant she is wearing black lingerie. If she wasn't going to wear the red dress to meet with the duke why did she ask Zidler if it was good enough to wear for the duke? When did she change?
Corrected entry: In the scene where the Duke argues that he doesn't like the end of the play and wants it to be changed you can clearly see in the background a man holding what seems to be a horse or a donkey, however when they cut from a shot of Nicole back to the Duke the horse and the man have disapeared. They cut between these shots for a while and the horse and the man keep appearing and disapearing.
Trivia: At the beginning, right after Christian sings the 'hills are alive' line, the unconscious Argentinian says something about him having lots of talent, and 'happens' to put his hand on his crotch. Then later in the movie, when Satine is unbuttoning his pants when they are in the elephant for the first time, she calls him a 'big boy' and Toulouse says he has HUGE talent.
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