Unformatted text preview: of transition from narrative to musical number. It is also an audition and production of a show. Moulin Rouge portrays pretty much all of that throughout the movie; this made me feel confident on choosing the type of musical. Throughout the film, I noticed that much of its numbers really did not have any realistic motivation. Its narrative pattern traces the expansion of the musical from writing the play. Looking at the types of classic musicals the elements of this applies almost perfectly. After watching this movie I decided that I thought it was a great musical. Looking back before this semester I never thought in a million years I could ever enjoy one, but actually paying attention to the different types of angles, genres, types it really brings out my attention. Although I didn’t enjoy this one as much as Chicago, it was still a great movie and the 2 nd best musical I’ve ever seen, if that’s saying anything....
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- Fall '99
- Musical theatre, Academy Award for Best Picture, Moulin Rouge, Academy Award, Musical film