Directed "La Boheme" opera by Giacomo Puccini
on Broadway. He was nominated for a Tony award as Best Director.
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The Red Curtain requires some basics. One is that the audience knows how it will end when it begins, it is fundamental that the story is extremely thin and extremely simple - that is a lot of labor. Then it is set in a heightened, created world. Then there is a device - the heightened world of Strictly Ballroom
(1992), Verona Beach. Then there is another device - dance or iambic pentameter or ...
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