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Eating pig hearts, silent sets and neon obsession: It’s 'take your daughter to work day' with Nicolas Winding Refn

By Allyson Shiffman

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Winding Refn’s films are neon fever dreams, violent and beautiful. An unabashed obsessive, there is only one thing that the Danish director speaks about with as much romance and reverence as his work: his family. For his latest project, Copenhagen Cowboy, Winding Refn returns to his native city and introduces his eldest daughter, Lola Corfixen, via the small screen. For this exclusive editorial, the director captures his daughter via his distinctive, neon-drenched lens