Luhrmann uses many different techniques to create tension and impact in the Roxanne scene. The scene is already tense as it is a crisis moment in the film - Satine, the prostitute, must choose between breaking her true love Christian's heart and saving the Moulin Rouge by sleeping with the Duke, or losing the Moulin Rouge but not hurting Christian by not sleeping with the Duke. One of the techniques used to accentuate the tension
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scene together despite the split scene effect used. The usage of a split-scene gives the scene a strong sense of pace and is used well to contrast the lustful Moulin Rouge and the sinister Gothic Tower. The mise en sc&amp;egrave;ne helps to add tension and excitement to the scene by stressing the relationships between different people. All of these techniques are skilfully used and efficiently create an effective, dramatic, fast-paced scene.