This musical sucks you in with its own brand of willful illogic and breathtaking visuals. Set in turn-of-the-century Paris, a penniless poet falls madly in love with a nightclub's star performer, a chanteuse-cum-courtesan who has a heart of gold and is an incipient consumptive. The music is a combination of restructured modern pop tunes manhandled into clever new forms.
"...Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent and Richard Roxburgh. For the first 15 or so minutes of..."
June 1, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov