Nicolas Winding Refn

Nicolas Winding Refn (Danish: [ˈne̝kolɑs ˈve̝nte̝ŋ ˈʁæfn̩]; born 29 September 1970) is a Danish film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is known for directing the Pusher trilogy (1996–2005), the fictionalised biographical film Bronson (2008), the adventure film Valhalla Rising (2009), the action drama film Drive (2011), the crime film Only God Forgives (2013), the psychological horror film The Neon Demon (2016), and the crime series Too Old to Die Young (2019).[2]

Nicolas Winding Refn
Born (1970-09-29) 29 September 1970 (age 51)
Copenhagen, Denmark
NationalityDanish
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, producer
Years active1996–present
Notable work
Spouse(s)Liv Corfixen (m. 2007)[1]
Children2
AwardsAACTA International Award
Festival de Cannes Prix de la mise en scène
FIPRESCI Prize
José Luis Guarner Critic's Award
Satellite Award

In 2008, Refn co-founded the Copenhagen-based production company Space Rocket Nation.[3]


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