Baz Luhrmann: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series)

Baz Luhrmann: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series)


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

In this choice of interviews, Luhrmann discusses his tools and his factors, explaining what has been vital 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 level 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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