Moulin Rouge
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Visible crew/equipment: During the The Pitch, a crew member is visible after they sing "elephant, Bohemians, Indians, and courtesans...". He can be seen wearing a green/gray baseball cap, pushing the bald man who is hanging on the chandelier.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Nini is doing the dance to Roxanne, you can see a very visible cameraman when one of the male dancers lifts her over his head. If played in slow motion, you can see that the spotlight even focuses on the cameraman for a split second.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Satine is singing 'One day I'll fly away,' she goes up the steps to the top of the elephant. If you look to the top windows of the building behind her, you can see a strange shape gliding past the lit windows from left to right. I'm not sure what it is, since it isn't the shape of a person and it looks like it's on a track. Then when Satine sings, 'Why live life from dream to dream?' the shape goes back from right to left, and at the last second, before it cuts to Christian, the lights go out. Now, I've seen the behind-the-scenes of footage of Moulin Rouge, and that scene was probably behind a blue screen so I haven't a clue what the shape is.

Continuity mistake: After Harry Zidler first sees Christian and Satine kissing, when they stop kissing, Satine's lipstick switches from being smeared to perfectly done and bright red when she walks and when Zidler is talking to her about having to end the infatuation.

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Christian and Satine: Come what may, I will love you until my dying day.

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Trivia: Baz Luhrmanns films have the on going theme of "L'amour" or forbidden love. Not only in Moulin Rouge, but also in Romeo Juliet and Strictly Ballroom, the red "L'amour" sign can be scene in the background as part of the set. The L'amour sign was a set piece from Baz Luhrmanns first staging of La Boheme and he puts it in every one of his movies.

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Question: Why does Satine decide not to run away with Christian, just because she finds out that she's dying? Why couldn't they have run away anyway, and escaped from the Duke entirely?

Answer: If Satine runs, the Duke takes control of the Moulin Rouge and shuts the place down, putting everyone she works with onto the streets. If she stays with the Duke, she'll still die, but the Duke won't have any real reason to shut things down. She could run away with Christian and have a few days of freedom and love with him, but she'd be condemning everyone at the Moulin Rouge to destitution, plus the Duke would probably have Christian hunted down and killed. By staying for her final few days, she saves everyone that she loves, at the price of her own happiness (and that of Christian, but at least she'll save his life).

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