Baz Luhrmann: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series)

Baz Luhrmann: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series)


Though he has made basically 5 motion pictures in decades―Strictly Ballroom, William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet, and the Oscar-nominated motion pictures Moulin Rouge!, Australia, and The nice Gatsby―Australian writer-director Baz Luhrmann is an the world over identified model identify. His Christian identify has even entered the English language as a verb, as in “to Baz issues up,” which means “to beautify them with an exuberant flourish.” Celebrated by way of a few, loathed by way of others, his paintings is underscored through what has been defined as “an aesthetic of artifice” and is awesome for either its glittering surfaces and routine concerns.

In this selection of interviews, Luhrmann discusses his equipment and his factors, explaining what has been very important to him and his collaborators from the beginning and the way he has been in a position to continue an independence from the studios that experience sponsored his motion pictures. He additionally speaks approximately his different works of art, together with degree productions of La Bohème and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and his spouse and collaborative accomplice Catherine Martin, who has bought Academy Awards for her paintings with Luhrmann.

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