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Director, Writer, Producer DENMARK

Nicolas WINDING REFN

Nicolas WINDING REFN
Biography

Director, Writer, Producer, Nicolas Winding Refn was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and raised in New York. At age 24 he wrote and directed the extremely violent and uncompromising, "Pusher" (1996), which became a cult phenomenon and won him instant international critical acclaim in 1996. His subsequent films include "Bleeder" (1999), "Fear X" (2003), "Pusher II" (2004) and "Pusher III" (2005), "Bronson" (2008), and "Valhalla Rising" (2009) the latter of which premiered at the 2009 Venice Film Festival and led the world media to define NWR’s filmic style as “Refn-esk.” In 2011, Nicolas Winding Refn was awarded Best Director at the Festival de Cannes for his masterpiece "Drive". Two years later, he returned to Cannes in Competition for his most recent film, "Only God Forgives", causing controversy and divided opinions around the world.

Films presented at Cannes

Awards

DRIVE
DRIVE 2011 Award for Best Director Director
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2014
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Directors

Andreï TARKOVSKI

Andreï TARKOVSKI

Jean-Pierre DARDENNE

Jean-Pierre DARDENNE

Director
Jean DELANNOY

Jean DELANNOY

Director
Jim JARMUSCH

Jim JARMUSCH

Director
Mark OSBORNE

Mark OSBORNE

Director
Michael HANEKE

Michael HANEKE

Director
Robert  GUÉDIGUIAN

Robert GUÉDIGUIAN

Sara DUNLOP

Sara DUNLOP

Director
Vittorio DE SICA

Vittorio DE SICA

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