Baz Luhrmann (I)


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Baz Luhrmann is an Australian writer, director and producer with projects spanning film, television, opera, theater, music and recording industries. He is regarded by many as a contemporary example of an auteur for his distinctly recognizable style and deep involvement in the writing, directing, design and musical components of all his work. As a ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 35 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Moulin Rouge! Writer
(2001)
Australia Writer
(2008)
(2013)
(1992)

Filmography

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  Faraway Downs (TV Series) (filming)
 2022 Elvis (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2017 ERDEM x H&M: The Secret Life of Flowers (Short) (written by)
  The Get Down (TV Series) (created by - 11 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (story by - 1 episode, 2016) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2016)
- Only from Exile Can We Come Home (2017) ... (creator)
- Gamble Everything (2017) ... (creator)
- The Beat Says, This Is the Way (2017) ... (creator)
- One by One, Into the Dark (2017) ... (creator)
- Unfold Your Own Myth (2017) ... (creator)
 2013 The Great Gatsby (screenplay)
 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)
 2009 The 81st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (sketches written by)
 2008 Australia (screenplay) / (story)
 2001 Moulin Rouge! (written by)
 1996 Romeo + Juliet (screenplay)
 1992 Strictly Ballroom (earlier screenplay) / (original idea) / (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Directed "La Boheme" opera by Giacomo Puccini on Broadway. He was nominated for a Tony award as Best Director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Bazmark Inq. Pty. Ltd.

Alternate Names:

BLAM

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Catherine Martin  (2 children)

Children:

Lillian Amanda Luhrmann | See more »
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Personal Quote:

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 ... See more »

Trivia:

Has directed one Oscar nominated performance: Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge! (2001). See more »

Trademark:

High energy dance and musical sequences See more »

Nickname:

Baz

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