Nicolas Winding Refn

Nicolas Winding Refn

Known for: Directing
Birthday: 1970-09-29 (52 years old)

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Biography

Nicolas Winding Refn (Danish: [ˈne̝kolɑs ˈve̝nte̝ŋ ˈʁæfn̩]; born 29 September 1970) also known as Jang, is a Danish film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is known for his collaborations with Mads Mikkelsen, Tom Hardy and Ryan Gosling. He gained great success early in his career directing the Pusher trilogy (1996–2005), the crime drama Bronson (2008), and the adventure film Valhalla Rising (2009). In 2011 he gained newfound stardom directing the action drama film Drive (2011) for which he won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Director. He was also nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Direction. Refn's next films were the stylistically driven action film Only God Forgives (2013), and the psychological horror film The Neon Demon (2016). In 2019, he directed his first television series Too Old to Die Young (2019) which premiered on Amazon Prime.In 2008, Refn co-founded the Copenhagen-based production company Space Rocket Nation.

Personal Life

Refn is married to actress Liv Corfixen, with whom he has two daughters.After making the movie Fear X, Refn was heavily in debt. The story of Refn's recovery is recorded in the documentary Gambler, directed by Phie Ambo. At the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, Refn said that he was repulsed by the controversial remarks by Lars von Trier about Adolf Hitler, calling them unacceptable.His wife, Liv Corfixen, wrote and directed a documentary entitled My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, which chronicles the "behind the scenes" experience of shooting Only God Forgives when the entire family had to be relocated to Thailand. The documentary has received positive reviews after premiering at Fantastic Fest and Beyond Fest. The soundtrack for the documentary is also composed entirely by Cliff Martinez, with the last track "Disconnected" composed, written and sung by Julian Winding, Refn's nephew.

Early Life

Refn was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and raised partly in New York, United States. Refn's parents are Danish film director and editor Anders Refn and cinematographer Vibeke Winding. His half-brother is Kasper Winding, who has become a singer in Denmark.He attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts but was expelled for throwing a table into a wall.

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Known for
Directing

Gender
Male

Birthday
1970-09-29 (52 years old)

Place of birth
Copenhagen, Denmark

Height

Children
Lola Winding Refn

Father
Anders Refn

Mother
Vibeke Winding

Siblings
Kasper Winding

Citizenships
Denmark

Also known as
ニコラス・ウィンディング・レフン, 尼古拉斯·温丁·雷弗恩, Рефн, Николас Виндинг, 니콜라스 윈딩 레픈, Jang, 니콜라스 빈딩 레픈, 니콜라스 레픈

Awards
Cannes Best Director Award


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