Only God Forgives premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last month and received mixed reactions. This film is Nicolas Winding Refn’s second collaboration with Ryan Gosling and although the film received negative reactions by some, we all know that many great movies have started their journey the exact same way. Fans of the movie expressed their approval of the film’s extra-stylized action and nearly mute protagonist (Gosling).
We will have our chance to voice our opinion next month when the movie has a simultaneous theatrical and VOD release. For now, you can watch the new trailer below. This new trailer shows the brutal revenge thriller side of the movie and gives us a look at the film’s supporting cast.
Here is the synopsis of the movie,
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 executioner. Jenna demands that Julian kill the Angel of Vengeance, an act that will cost him dearly.
Only God Forgives opens in theaters and VOD on July 19.