A new series of clips has surfaced online for director Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling’s second collaboration Only God Forgives. The trailers promise another stylish intense thriller, and Mr. Consistent Gosling looks to be in full force, but these clips hint that Kristin Scott Thomas could steal the show.
The French subtitles hint that these are part of the lead-up to the film’s premiere next month at Cannes. The plot centers around Julian (Gosling), an American exile living in Bangkok who manages a Thai boxing club that is really a front for his family’s drug smuggling enterprise. When his brother is killed, his mother (Kristin Scott Thomas) arrives, demanding he find the murderer.
Julian (Gosling) lives in exile in Bangkok where he runs a Thai boxing club as a front for the family’s drugs smuggling operation. When Julian’s brother Billy is killed their mother, Jenna (Kristin Scott Thomas), arrives in the city. She wants revenge and forces Julian to find the killer. Julian’s contacts in the criminal underworld lead him directly to The Angel of Vengeance, a retired police officer who knows everything and who is both Judge and Punisher. Jenna demands that Julian kill The Angel of Vengeance, an act that will cost him dearly.