The Neon Demon - Wikipedia
MPAA Rating: Rated [R] for disturbing violent content, bloody images, graphic nudity, a scene of aberrant sexuality, and language. The Neon Demon Trailer. We find our year-old aspiring model protagonist, Jesse, is new to Los Angeles. She is discovered online by amateur photographer, Dean, who snaps her desired headshots. It is at this shoot she meets and befriends a lesbian makeup artist named Ruby, who then introduces Jesse to her model friends, Gigi and Sarah, at a party. Later, Jesse takes her thin portfolio to an agent who in turn launches her career. Jesse makes an astonishing debut, attracting industry elites, and begins a fast ascent to supermodel.
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If you are 18 years or older or are comfortable with graphic material, you are free to view this page. Otherwise, you should close this page and view another page. Ruby is the main antagonist in the psychological horror film, The Neon Demon. She is a makeup artist, who becomes obsessed with aspiring model, Jesse.
The plot follows an aspiring model in Los Angeles whose beauty and youth generate intense fascination and jealousy within the fashion industry. An international co-production between France , Denmark , and the United States , the film competed for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival ,   the third consecutive film directed by Refn to do so, following Drive and Only God Forgives Following the death of her parents, sixteen-year-old aspiring model Jesse has just moved from small-town Georgia to Los Angeles. She meets photographer Dean, who does her first shoot, and makeup artist Ruby, who introduces fellow older models Sarah and Gigi.