- Original title
- Running time
- 123 min.
- United States
Anthony Veiller, John Huston (Novel: Pierre La Mure)
Zsa Zsa Gabor,
Co-production United States-United Kingdom; Romulus / Moulin Productiosns. Distributed by United Artists
Drama | Biography. 19th Century. Painting
- Synopsis / Plot
- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec frequently visits the Moulin Rouge, where he drinks cognac and draws sketches of the dancers and singers. Though the son of a French count, Henri's legs were badly deformed by a childhood fall, and his personal life is often unhappy as a result. While he is going home one night, a spirited young woman of the streets, Marie, asks him for help. He falls in love with her, and the two become involved in a tumultuous relationship. It becomes increasingly difficult for Toulouse-Lautrec to balance his personal feelings, his artistic abilities, and his family name and position.
: 2 Academy Awards: Art Direction color, Costume Design color. 7 Nominations
: Golden Globes: Most Promising Newcomer - Female (Colette Marchand)
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Drama Screenplay
: Venice Film Festival: Silver Lion
: BAFTA Awards: 3 Nominations, Including Best Film and British Film
: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Foreign Films
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