Special Guest: Baz Luhrmann

Interview

Saturday, April 19, 2003

Kurt Andersen and director Baz Luhrmann talk about the art of the spectacle.

Baz Luhrmann is the auteur behind Moulin Rouge, William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet, Strictly Ballroom, and a Broadway production of Puccini's La Boheme. A writer, director, and producer born in Australia, Luhrmann took Hollywood by storm with a garishly colored, exuberant aesthetic. He also scored a gold record with Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen). He is at work on a film about Alexander the Great, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

Guests:

Baz Luhrmann

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