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Nicolas Winding Refn


Writer, director, and producer Nicolas Winding Refn was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1970, to Anders Refn, a film director and editor, and Vibeke Winding (née Tuxen), a cinematographer. At the age of eight, he moved to New York with his parents where he lived out his teenage years. New York quickly became his city and soon began to shape ... See full bio »
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 2016 The Neon Demon (screenplay) (post-production)
 2013 Only God Forgives (written by)
 2010 Pusher (original)
 2009 Valhalla Rising (written by)
 2008 Bronson (screenplay)
 2003 Fear X (writer)
 1999 Bleeder (writer)
 1996 Pusher
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Other Works:

Has made some Danish TV commercials for Tuborg Beer that starred actor Zlatko Buric.

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

Nicolas Refn | Jang Go Star | Jango Star | Nicolas Winding | Nicolas Winding-Refn

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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I remember when I finished Bronson (2008), I sent it to the Toronto Film Festival because they had shown my "Pusher" trilogy, and I got a letter back from the festival director saying this is the worst movie he's ever seen. [laughs][2015] See more »

Trivia:

In 2003, a biography, written by famed journalist Henrik List, was published about Nicolas, spanning his earlier years from Pusher (1996) to Fear X (2003). See more »

Trademark:

Shoots all his films in chronological order and without rehearsal See more »

Nickname:

Jang

Star Sign:

Libra

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