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Moulin Rouge! (2001)

Director: Baz Luhrmann

Director of Photography: Donald McAlpine

Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

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It saddens me that you chose Francis — a weak, patricidal king — over the future we might have shared.

It also saddens me that the writers didn’t take advantage of what would otherwise be a great set-up for Lola to play both Francis and Narcisse in this struggle for power. I had such a vision for how Lola and Narcisse would eventually work as a power couple, and somehow the confrontation scene I played out in my head was 2000% better than what the writers did. I just wanted the ladies to come out on top for once, not wading in the shadows and at someone else’s mercy for once. I genuinely wanted Lola to be the one to get Francis out of the mess, even though he less than deserves it, and ultimately proving that she is still a useful ally to Mary’s cause. And to be honest, I’m very tempted to draft out my own AU fic stemming from The Prince of Blood. 

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