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May 10, ’01 – “Moulin Rouge” opens the Cannes Film Festival

May 18, ’01 – Pic opens exclusive engagements in N.Y. and L.A.

June 1, ’01 – Stateside wide release

Aug. 6, ’01 – Hollywood Film Festival names “Moulin Rouge” as movie of the year, and Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor, actress and actor of the year

Oct. 3. ’01 – Pic surpasses $100 million in worldwide ticket sales

Nov. 21, ’01 – Pic is re-released in N.Y., L.A., S.F. and Chicago

Nov. 27, ’01 – American Cinemateque screening and q&a with helmer Baz Luhrmann, Kidman, McGregor in Hollywood

Dec. 1, ’01 – European Film Awards: “Moulin” wins for non-European film, McGregor wins for European achievement in world cinema

Dec. 6, ’01 – National Board of Review honors Jim Broadbent as supporting actor and names “Moulin Rouge” best film of 2001.

Dec. 18, ’01 – “Moulin” DVD release

Dec. 20, ’01 – Six Golden Globe noms announced, including picture and actress

Jan. 14, ’02 – Luhrmann ties with “A Beautiful Mind” helmer Ron Howard for director at Broadcast Film Critics Assn. Awards

Dec. 15, ’01 – L.A. Film Critics Assn. kudos announced for Broadbent and Catherine Martin (prod’n design)

Jan. 20, ’02 – Golden Globe Awards: 3 wins for pic (musical/comedy), actress and score

Jan. 28, ’02 – Bafta Film Awards noms: 12, including film, actress, director, supporting actor

Feb. 12, ’02 – Oscar noms: 8: picture, actress, editing, sound, cinematography, art direction, costume design, makeup

Feb. 23, ’02 – Art Director’s Guild awards: Martin wins for prod’n design in a period/fantasy film

Feb. 24, ’02 – Editors guild’s ACE Eddie Awards: Jill Blalock wins for comedy/musical editing; Bafta Film Awards: Broadbent wins for supporting actor

Feb. 27, ’02 – Grammy Awards: Pic’s “Lady Marmalade” wins in pop collaboration with vocals category

Mar. 2, ’02 – WGA Awards: Luhrmann and Craig Pearce win for screenplay written directly for the screen

Mar. 4, ’02 – PGA Awards: “Moulin Rouge” named picture of the year

Mar. 9, ’02 – DGA Awards: Ron Howard takes top trophy over Luhrmann; SAG Awards: ensemble kudo goes to “Gosford Park” cast

Mar. 24, ’02 – Academy Awards: “Moulin” wins two Oscars, for art direction and costume design

— compiled by David Cohen