25 best Australian movies ever

Thursday is Australia Day, so to pay tribute to our Antipodean chums we've picked out the best films from Down Under

Moulin Rouge! (2001)

It’s the year 1899 and the Bohemian revolution is taking over Paris' drug-fuelled, prostitute-infested underworld in this effort from Australia's most colourful director, Baz Luhrmann. This is where you'll find the seedy – but oh-so-glamorous – Moulin Rouge, home of the Can Can and other exotic dances performed by the ladies of the house.

As the saying goes, you should never fall in love with a stripper. But that's exactly what happens to Christian (Ewan McGregor), who finds himself in caught a doomed love triangle with Satine (Nicole Kidman) and the Duke (Richard Roxburgh).

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