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Moulin Rouge (2001)

Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent, Richard Roxburgh, Garry McDonald, Jacek Koman, Matthew Whittet, Kerry Walker, Catherine O'Connor, Christine Anu, Natalie Mendoza, Lara Mulcahy, David Wenham, Kylie Minogue
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Bohemian writer Christian, referring to showgirl Satine: "The woman I loved is... dead." (0:04)

Christian's father: "Always this ridiculous obsession with love." (0:05)

Sign reads "Bar Absinthe." (0:05)

Christian tells us, "Unfortunately the unconscious Argentinian suffered from a sickness called narcolepsy."
Playwright Audrey: "Now the narcoleptic Argentenian is now unconscious..." Do the glasses of green liquid atop a piano represent Absinthe? (0:06, 1:22)

Ice water is poured over sugar cubes on glasses of Absinthe.
Christian: "... I would taste my first glass of Absinthe." Christian drinks, followed by the others. The label from a bottle of Absinthe flashes on the screen. The green fairy (La Fée Verte) talks to him, flies off the label, sings and dances. (0:10)

A glass of absinthe sits on a table (0:14, 0:16)

Impresario Zidler tells performer Satine, referring to artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, “I hope that demonic little loon doesn’t frighten him off.” (0:17)

Wardrobe mistress Marie, referring to Satine: “Just a little fainting spell.” (0:23)

Christian tells Satine, "I'm a little nervous." (0:26)

Brief shot of a hookah. (0:40)

A sign on the side of a building reads "Absinthe Fée Verte." (0:43)

Christian: “Mad with jealousy, the evil maharaja forces the courtesan to make the penniless sitar player believe she doesn’t love him.”
”Thank you for curing me of my ridiculous obsession with love...” (0:55)

Zidler asks Satine, “Are you mad?” (0:58)

Duke of Monroth: “What kind of imbecile do you take me for, Zidler?” (1:01)

Satine tells Christian, “On opening night I have to sleep with the duke, and the jealousy will drive you mad.” (1:07)

Satine tells the Duke, referring to Christian, “The boy has a ridiculous obsession with me.” (1:17)

Artist Toulouse-Lautrec drinks Absinthe. (1:18, 1:22)

The argentinian performer: “Yes, jealousy will drive you mad.”  (1:20)

Zidler tells Satine, “The duke is insanely jealous.” (1:28)

Zidler as the maharaja: “Jealousy has driven him mad.” (1:36)

Toulouse: “Christian, you may only see me as a drunken, vice-ridden gnome...” (1:37)

Maharaja: “... it is he, the penniless sitar player, driven mad by jealousy...” (1:45)

Christian as the sitar player tells Satine, “Thank you for curing me of my ridiculous obsession with love.” (1:46)

Actress Satine dies in Chrisian's arms. He mourns. (1:56)