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04 July 2013  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: Exclusive

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The new film from Nicolas Winding Refn, Only God Forgives, has always looked pretty cool. But it has reached impossible new heights of hipness in this new colour-drenched trailer, which makes the film look like it's not only too cool for school but for college and kindergarten as well.

 

The film stars Ryan Gosling as Julian, a Westerner living in Bangkok. His brother is killed in revenge for slaughtering a young prostitute, and Julian's hard-as-nails mother (Kristin Scott Thomas) expects her younger son to take revenge on his killers. Only one problem: the man responsible is Chang (Vithaya Pansringarm), a terrifying retribution machine working with the city's police.

As you'd expect from Winding Refn, it's all a lot more atmospheric and elegaic than that description might suggest, as you'll see when the film arrives on August 2 (July 19 if you happen to be in the USA). 

If you are taken by the music here, incidentally, it's by Suuns and the track's called 2020.


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Despite it all
You enjoyed Drive despite the hype????????? More

Posted by HulkySmashSmash at 21:48 on 08 July 2013 | Report This Post

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Mate, who gives a fuck if you've seen it or how long it's been out in Finland for? Yeah, nobody. L: Pelle What? You losers are still waiting for this film? It opened here in Finland like over a month ago. It's nice looking but quite shit compared to Drive. More

Posted by ADH0983 at 09:15 on 07 July 2013 | Report This Post

What? You losers are still waiting for this film? It opened here in Finland like over a month ago. It's nice looking but quite shit compared to Drive. More

Posted by Pelle at 22:13 on 05 July 2013 | Report This Post

Very cool trailer but be careful...
This trailer is nothing like the movie which is more atmospheric, surreal and abstract! Those expecting Drive will be disappointed, this is more of a Fear X, Bronson, Valhalla Rising type of film. There's no coolness or B movie vibe that all the trailers were trying to sell. More

Posted by giallomovie at 13:02 on 05 July 2013 | Report This Post

Looks a bit special. I enjoyed Drive despite all the hype, so looking forward to this one. More

Posted by chris wootton at 11:11 on 05 July 2013 | Report This Post

Some of the shots remind me of Oldboy, others of A Bittersweet Life.. More

Posted by UTB at 20:48 on 04 July 2013 | Report This Post

Oh yeah coolness, Kristin Scott Thomas looks like shes giving a great performance in this. More

Posted by durelius at 20:03 on 04 July 2013 | Report This Post

Bring it On!
Best Trailer for this yet... More

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