A new international trailer for director Nicholas Winding Refn’s (Drive) ‘Only God Forgives’ has been released. The clip shows Ryan Gosling back in the role of a cold and calculated killer, similar to the role he portrayed in ‘Drive’. This time around Gosling plays a drug smuggler in Bangkok who is out to make those responsible for his brother’s death pay after he is pushed by his mother to seek revenge. Actress Kristin Scott Thomas (The English Patient) joins Gosling as his vindictive matriarch along with Vithaya Pansringarm (The Hangover Part 2) in the role of a retired cop and Gosling’s target. Check out the full synopsis according to Joblo with the international clip below. ‘Only God Forgives’ opens in the U.S. on July 19.
“Bangkok. Ten years ago Julian killed a man 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 murders an underage prostitute, the police call on retired cop Chang – the Angel of Vengeance. 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 – 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’.”