Series Review

'Too Old to Die Young' is unlike any other series you'll see on TV

Director Nicolas Winding Refn's 10-part magnum opus about a young policeman's fall from grace will leave you scratching your head in a good way

07 July 2019 - 00:00 By

Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn is one of modern cinema's most divisive figures. Critics often hate his devotion to long, visually seductive takes and thin tales of male ego under threat, and the accompanying anxieties these kind of journeys invoke. Fans love his visual style and neo-noirish, often violent, tales of the underworld in the age of globalisation.

While occasionally - as he did in 2011 with Drive - Refn manages to produce a film that seems to find a balance between detractors and fanboys, much of his recent work has been less than well received by critics - though managing to satisfy the cult that has developed around him...

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