Moulin Rouge! is a 2001 musical film directed by Baz Luhrmann; based largely on the Giuseppe Verdi opera La Traviata. It tells the story of a young British poet/writer; Christian; who falls in love with the star of the Moulin Rouge; cabaret actress and courtesan Satine; played by Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman; respectively. It uses the musical setting of the Montmartre Quarter of Paris; France. The film was nominated for eight Oscars; including Best Picture; and won two: for art direction and costume design. It was shot at Fox Studios in Sydney; Australia. "Lady Marmalade" is a 1974 song made famous by the girl group Labelle. Produced by Allen Toussaint, "Lady Marmalade" became a number-one hit the next year. An early disco hit, the song is most famous for its sexually suggestive chorus of "voulez-vous coucher avec moi (ce soir)?" The song held the number-one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the United States for one week. Labelle's version of "Lady Marmalade" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2003.
"Lady Marmalade" was written by Bob Crewe (who co-wrote many of the hits recorded by The Four Seasons) and Kenny Nolan. The.