Produced and directed a hit re-invention of the classic opera "La Boheme" for the stage in Sydney, Australia, taking place in the 1950s post-war Paris, stressing acting more than big "[Luciano Pavarotti
]-style voices", to create an experience for "people who might be a little intimidated by opera". It was eventually filmed in ...
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So, what is creative freedom? We can make what we want, how we want. The only constraint is: not for any budget.
His first three films, Strictly Ballroom
(1992), Romeo + Juliet
(1996) and Moulin Rouge!
(2001), were dubbed the "Red Curtain Trilogy", as they all fell under a particular style of filmmaking. He then changed direction and plans to make a trilogy of historical epics. The first of these was to be "Alexander the Great", which was later dropped.
Frequently uses bright distinct colors and fast-paced editing