STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 175 this week

Baz Luhrmann


Baz's parents did Ballroom competitions, thus growing up around the very subject matter of his first three films. See full bio »

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 people
created 20 Apr 2011
 
a list of 23 people
created 30 Aug 2012
 
a list of 45 people
created 26 Jan 2013
 
a list of 25 people
created 01 Jul 2013
 
a list of 49 people
created 10 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Baz Luhrmann's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 34 wins & 44 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (14 credits)
 2012 Hard Chic (Short)
 2012 Naïf Chic (Short)
 2012 The Classical Body (Short)
 2012 The Exotic Body (Short)
 2012 The Surreal Body (Short)
 2012 Ugly Chic (Short)
 2012 Waist Up/Waist Down (Short)
 2008 Australia
 2004 Chanel N°5: The Film (Short)
 2001 Moulin Rouge!
Show Show Writer (12 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
Show Show Actor (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (52 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: In late 2004 he directed the world's most expensive advertisement for Chanel No 5, a four-minute short film titled "No 5: The Film" starring Nicole Kidman (who he worked with for Moulin Rouge! (2001)) and Rodrigo Santoro. The ad, about a fairy-tale romance in which Chanel is part of the story but is not what the story is about,... See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

BLAM

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

But above everything else, [William Shakespeare] had to deal with a city of 400,000 people and a theatre that held 4,000 and everyone from the street sweeper upwards. Not unlike your local cineplex, and he used everything possible to arrest and stop that audience - really bawdy comedy and then, wham! Something really beautiful and poetic. Everything we did in Romeo + Juliet (1996) was based on ... See more »

Trivia:

His favorite films are Star 80 (1983), (1963), War and Peace (1966), Medium Cool (1969) and Fitzcarraldo (1982). See more »

Trademark:

Uses contemporary music in films set in the pre-20th/21st century. See more »

Nickname:

Baz

Star Sign:

Virgo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Great Gatsby--his next project blvd_link
Most overrated director ever? cosmicgirl161
Whatever happened to the 'Alexander the Great' project? FilmEdge
Moulin Rouge on Broadway ss1951
Question: Is he rich? iceman905
Alexander Project texmexmartin
Discuss Baz Luhrmann on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page