Moulin Rouge

Easter egg: On the second disc of the set choose the 'More' option on the main menu. On the next screen, select the back option at the bottom and then press the down button on your control. This will select a fairy. Press select and you will be shown lots of outtakes.

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Easter egg: On second DVD: Go to "This story is about.". Highlight first option and go left once. A green fairy will show, click enter.

Easter egg: On the second DVD: from main menu go to the Cutting Room. Highlight "main menu" at the bottom, click left. A red mill is showing. Hit enter. You'll find an outtake.

Easter egg: On second DVD: From main menu go to more, go to "The dance". Chose option 1 (The dance) Highlight "A word from Baz", go left and then hit enter on the green fairy.

Easter egg: On the second disk of the 2 DVD set, from the main menu highlight the stars, then highlight more, highlight John Leguizamo, hit the up arrow to select a green fairy and see a clip of John as the Magical Sitar.

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Revealing mistake: There is a shot where the point of view of the camera is looking down at Christian and Toulouse from the opening in his ceiling. You can see John Leguizamo's legs behind him and that he is kneeling down. (00:06:00)

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Toulouse-Lautrec: The greatest thing you'll ever learn, is just to love, and be loved in return.

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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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Question: In the beginning of the film, the audience sees the Moulin Rogue in its original role as a bordello/nightclub. It's hugely successful, too - it's full of patrons literally throwing money at the dancers. Why does Zidler want to stop all of this in favour of making it a theatre? And if he's dead set on this, why not do it using the revenue he's already got, instead of entering into a deal with a Duke who is jealous and possessive beyond belief (with a personal assassin, no less) and giving him the property's deeds?

Answer: There is actually a deleted scene from the movie that explains this part. Zidler has run the Moulin Rouge into heavy debt because of his obsession with electric lighting, and the club will fold if he can't come up with the money to cover that debt. That is why he's so desperate to have Satine come through and secure the Duke's patronage. They're all sunk without that investment.

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