Director, Writer, Producer, Script Writer, Director

Nicolas WINDING REFN

Nicolas WINDING REFN

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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

Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2014
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Directors

Anthony HEMINGWAY

Anthony HEMINGWAY

Director
Agnès VARDA

Agnès VARDA

Director
Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL

Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL

Director, Script Writer
Elem KLIMOV

Elem KLIMOV

Jane CAMPION

Jane CAMPION

Actress
Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

Director
Raoul RUIZ

Raoul RUIZ

Director
Sydney POLLACK

Sydney POLLACK

Wim WENDERS

Wim WENDERS

Director, Actor
Xavier DOLAN

Xavier DOLAN

Director, Actor
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