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Nicolas Winding Refn announces debut book release The Act of Seeing

30 July 2015 7:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Acclaimed Danish filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn (Bronson, Drive) has announced the release of his debut book The Act of Seeing. Coauthored by FrighFest curator and renowned horror expert Alan Jones and trawls through Refn’s unique collection of rare American film posters as it explores his which shows us Refn’s earliest visual connection with movies, stemming from a childhood spent wondering the streets of Manhattan, obsessing over art house posters that decorated the outside walls of the elusive movie theatres he was too young to go in to.

From the vintage visuals of ‘Spiked Heels And Black Nylons’, ‘Obscene House’ and ‘Alice In Acidland’ to ‘The Twisted Sex’, ‘Torture Me Kiss Me’ and ‘Zero In And Scream’ – to name just a few of the tantalizing film titles showcased – the controversial Danish icon constructs a whole new way of looking at the key artwork and shameless hyperbole thought up in »

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