I think I have said all I need to say about Nicolas Winding Refn’s ultra violent new flick, Only God Forgives. I just want to see the damn film now, and I am tired of waiting, but thankfully it is only a few more weeks now until the film arrives.
The second collaboration between director Refn and star Ryan Gosling, after the superb Drive, arrives in UK cinemas on August 2nd. The keep us all desperate to see it, a brand new trailer has just been released with plenty of new footage to enjoy, so get watching the new trailer embedded below.
Only God Forgives had its world premiere at Cannes. The film arrives in UK cinemas August 2nd.
Only God Forgives is written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. The violent revenge thriller stars Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Burke, Vithaya Pansringarm and Yayaying.
Ten years ago in Bangkok Julian killed a cop and went on the run. Now he manages a Thai boxing club as a front for a drugs operation. Respected in the criminal underworld, deep inside, he feels empty.
When Julian’s brother kills a prostitute, the police reaches out to retired cop Chang, known as the Angel of Vengeance. Chang allows the father to kill his daughters murderer, then restores order by chopping off the man’s right hand.
Julian’s mother Jenna, the head of a powerful criminal organization, arrives in Bangkok to collect her son’s body. She orders Julian to find his killers and raise hell.
Increasingly obsessed with the Angel of Vengeance, Julian challenges him to a boxing match, hoping that by defeating him he might find spiritual release but Chang triumphs. A furious Jenna plots revenge and the stage is set for a bloody journey through betrayal and vengeance towards a final confrontation and the possibility of redemption.