In true luhrmann fashion, it is a grand production that Mulligan calls “a proper dream job.”
The Australian filmmaker luhrmann, best known for the boisterous Bohemian musical Moulin Rouge!
The last time luhrmann brought a movie to Cannes was in 2001 as well, when Moulin Rouge!
That being said, the music here was just so good—rap, as luhrmann says, is now what jazz was then!
Anthropologist TM luhrmann on what she learned about people who converse with the divine—and how she came to hear his voice too.
luhrmann uses Tom exclusively as a bully, and there is no sense of what could have ever brought he and Daisy together.
Whether luhrmann is a good director or a bad director, he is, more important, a cultural conversation starter.