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This is a reprint of our interview from the 2014 Fantastic Fest. When it comes to documentaries that chart the making of a particular film, some of the very best have come from those closest to the filmmakers. The most towering achievement in this regard is probably "Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse," an intense making-of documentary that follows Francis Ford Coppola and the bonkers production of "Apocalypse Now," which was co-authored by Coppola's wife, Eleanor. Following in Eleanor's footsteps is Liv Corfixen, the wife of "Drive" filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn, who took to cataloguing the production of Refn's polarizing, Bangkok-set thriller "Only God Forgives," with "My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn." We had the chance to sit down with Refn and Corfixen at the recent Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas. The documentary is an intimate portrait of frustration and familial unrest (since they had to move the family »
- Drew Taylor
Director Nicolas Winding Refn, who has created his own cult of obsessive fans with the thrillers Drive and Only God Forgives, has the camera turned on him by his wife in the intense and thrilling new documentary My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. The first trailer has arrived, along with the poster and photo gallery. The film will be released in select theaters and on VOD this February.
RADiUS is behind My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. This is director Liz Corfixen's intensely personal portrait of her husband and unique filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn. Shot over the course of the filming of Refn's 2013 film Only God Forgives, Corfixen's personal access allows for a unique look into Refn's filmmaking process.
Check out the first footage from My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, which is sure to provoke memories of the 1991 documentary Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse. Watch »
2 items from 2015
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