How did Nicolas Winding Refn become one of the world’s coolest film-makers? How did we get to the point where when the slate for the competition at Cannes was revealed earlier this year, international websites like Indiewire kept focusing on whether or not ‘Jang’ – as his nickname is – would be included. The 45-year-old director has made ten films over his career, but the only real big international hit he has had was with Drive five years ago, and even that film was called a disappointment at the American box-office. Two years later . . .
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