He may have blood on his hands but what do you expect when you want to fight everyone, but then only the cool fight in the new UK trailer for Only God Forgives.
It was only last week the first UK trailer teased us with a glimpse into the neon clad violent world of Nicholas Winding Refn’s upcoming stylish thriller now Lionsgate Films UK have sent us over that kicks the underbelly of underworld this films plays in. The new trailer reveals some more new bits of footage but not in a way to spoil your viewing when the film does arrive. This does feel more atmospheric, melancholic than Only God Forgives has been described ,if there is anything that may spoil your enjoyment is the negative reviews especially those from Cannes. Sometimes it’s best to keep mufflers on until day of release and watch with a clear conscience. This film has it’s fans but also has the ingredients we expect from Nicholas Winding Refn film; Hyper style, panache, violence,a cool soundtrack and this trailer does showcase the Suuns 2020 song.
Only God Forgives arrives in UK&Ireland on 2nd August (USA 19th July) and stars Ryan Gosling, Kristen Scott Thomas, Yayaying Rhatha Phongam, Vithaya Pansringarm, Tom Burke and Byron Gibson.
Bangkok. Julian (Ryan Gosling) runs a Thai boxing club as a front for a drugs operation. He has everything he wants for and is respected in the criminal underworld though, deep inside, he feels empty.
When Julian’s brother murders a prostitute the police call on retired cop Chang – the Angel of Vengeance (Vithaya Pansringarm). Chang allows the father to kill his daughter’s murderer, then ‘restores order’ by chopping off the man’s right hand. Julian’s mother Jenna (Kristin Scott Thomas) – the head of a powerful criminal organization – arrives in Bangkok to collect her son’s body. She dispatches 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.