The Neon Demon (2016)

 ●  English ● 1 hr 58 mins

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An aspiring model in Los Angeles whose beauty and youth generate intense fascination and jealousy within the industry.

Cast: Christina Hendricks, Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Keanu Reeves

Crew: Nicolas Winding Refn (Director), Mohammed Iqbal (Director of Photography), Cliff Martinez (Music Director)

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Release Dates: 08 Jul 2016 (India), 08 Jun 2016 (France), 20 Oct 2016 (Singapore), 11 Aug 2016 (United Arab Emirates)

Tagline: Beauty is vicious

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as Roberta Hoffmann
as Jesse
as Ruby
as Hank
as Sarah
as Fashion Designer
as Hopeful Model #3
as Model #1
as Model #9
as Model #11
as Model #2
as Gigi
as Model #13
as Male Model
as Mikey
as Hopeful Model #2
as Nick
as Model #10
as Embalmed Female Corpse
as Male Model
as Young Model
as Model #8
as Model Joy
as Seamstress
as Roberto Sarno's Assistant
as Casting Director
as Pool Photo Shoot Hairstylist
as Model #15
as Model #5
as Roberta Hoffmann's Assistant
as Dean
as Model #17
as Model #7
as Model #12
as Model #18
as Hopeful Model #1
as Uncomfortable Restaurant Guest
as Male Model
as Model #3
as Model #16
as Costume Supervisor
as Model #14
as Model #6
as Carrie
as Dresser
as Girl
as Model
as Model
as Casting Assistant
as Mortician
as Flirty Model #1
as Model #4
as Young Girl
as Waitress


First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director


Story Writer
Script Supervisor

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography
Steadicam Operator
Still Photographer
Key Grip
Camera Operator
Lighting Technician


Music Director
Music Label


Sound Designer
Sound Editor
Sound Mixer
Boom Operator


Production Designer
Set Decorator
Prop Master
Assistant Props Master


Casting Director
Extras Casting

Costume and Wardrobe

Costume Designer
Costume Supervisor
Costume Assistant


Online Editor
First Assistant Editor


Location Manager

Makeup and Hair

Makeup Artist
Makeup Supervisor
Hair Stylist
Assistant Makeup Artist

Post Production

Post Production Supervisor

Special Effects

Special Effects Coordinator


Stunt Director
Stunt Coordinator


Transportation Coordinator
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Sound Mix:
Datasat Digital Sound, Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound
Frame Rate:
24 fps
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Beauty is vicious
The wicked die young
Beauty isn't everything. It's the only thing.
Revealing Mistakes
At around 6 minutes, as Ruby turns to wipe Jessi's chest, a microphone can be seen in a mirror

When Jesse locks her motel room door about halfway through the movie, the deadbolt goes from locked to unlocked and back to locked between shots
The Neon Demon was selected for the 21st edition of International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK).

The Neon Demon was selected for the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), held in Goa.

Neon Demon was Nicolas Winding Refn's first film shot in anamorphic format

Amazon Studios had acquired the distribution rights for the film in November 2015

'The Neon Demon', was originally titled I Walk With the Dead

Nicholas Winding Refn made Elle Fanning watch Beyond the Valley of the Dolls for her role preparation

Cliff Martinez, who worked on the film's soundtrack, described the movie as a mix between Valley of the Dolls and The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

This is the first female led film directed by Nicolas Winding Refn

Elle Fanning had to endure a lot of fake movie blood during production, even having to taste a portion of it

Elle Fanning had replaced Carey Mulligan

Elle Fanning was 16 years old when the film was shot, and she was 18 years old when the film premiered

This is the second film by Refn to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival
Filming Start Date:
30 Mar 2015