The Neon Demon

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Available until June 10, 2021

Jesse (Elle Fanning) moves to L.A. just after her 16th birthday to launch her modeling career. Possessing all the qualities to become a star, the innocent teen faces the wrath of ruthless vixens who despise her fresh-faced beauty. On top of that, she must contend with a seedy motel manager and a creepy photographer. As Jesse takes the fashion world by storm, her personality changes in ways that could help her compete against her cutthroat rivals. A seductive horror odyssey from Drive’s Nicolas Winding Refn.

"A stylishly surreal effort that’s equal parts deranged fairy tale and devious satire… The Neon Demon is as deceptive as shattered glass, with a brilliant beauty so mesmerizing that you don’t notice its murderously sharp edges until you’re bleeding all over the floor." Britt Hayes, Screen Crush

"Spectacular, gross and delicious (so unsavory it’s almost sweet), the film is more proof of Refn’s mastery of his trash aesthetic and more fun than anything this indulgent and empty-headed has any right to be." Jessica Kiang, Playlist

"When the film reaches its logical end point, Refn just keeps pushing, and eventually lands on a sequence so jaw-dropping…that all you can do is howl or cheer."Robbie Collin, Telegraph

Best Composer: Cliff Martinez, Cannes 2016

Director Icon Director
Nicolas Winding Refn


Cast
Elle Fanning, Karl Glusman, Jena Malone, Bella Heathcote, Abbey Lee, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves
Executive Producer Christophe Riandee, Brahim Chioua, Christopher Woodrow, Michael Bassick, Steven Marshall, Michel Litvak, Gary Michael Walters, Jeffrey Stott, Manuel Chiche, Matthew Read, Victor Ho, Rachel Dik, Thor Sigurjonsson
Producer Lene Børglum, Sidonie Dumas, Vincent Maraval
Screenwriter Nicolas Winding Refn, Mary Laws, Polly Stenham
Cinematographer Natasha Braier
Editor Matthew Newman
Music Cliff Martinez
USA/Denmark/France 2016 117 min. 19+ Trailer

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