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The Duke (Character)
from Moulin Rouge! (2001)

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Moulin Rouge! -- A passionate and ultimately tragic love affair set against the backdrop of the fantastical world of Paris nightlife.
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The Duke is a rich, pompus man, who uses his money to get what he wants... See more »
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'The Duke'

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  1. Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters (2006) Played by Richard Roxburgh

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Quotes:
From Moulin Rouge! (2001)
The Duke: I don't like this ending...
Zidler: Don't like the ending, my dear Duke?
The Duke: Why should the courtesan chose the penniless sitar player over the maharajah who is offering her a lifetime of security? That's real love. Once the sitar player has satisfied his lust he will leave her with nothing. I suggest that the courtesan chose the maharajah.
Toulouse-Lautrec: But, but tell me, that ending does not uphold the Bohemian ideals of truth, beauty, freedom, and...
The Duke: [shouts] I don't care about your ridiculous dogma! Why shouldn't the courtesan chose the maharajah?
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