25 best Australian movies ever

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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