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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Did You Know?
One of the proud moments for us was Robert Wise
, who directed The Sound of Music
(1965) and West Side Story
(1961), he is the great-great-grandfather of musical cinema, and he said, "I've seen Moulin Rouge!
(2001) and the musical has been re-invented." I bring this up because you get that kind of thing and that's wonderful.
Luhrmann and Catherine Martin
's first child, Lillian (Lilly) Amanda Luhrmann, was born in Sydney on Friday, 10th October 2003.
Films often begin in a comedic manner and end in tragedy