The first red band trailer for Nicolas Winding Refn’s (Drive) upcoming crime drama ONLY GOD FORGIVES have been released. The film centers on a Bangkok police lieutenant and a gangster who settle their differences in a Thai-boxing match. Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas and Vithaya Pansringarm star. Only God Forgives hits theaters May 23.
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 (Kristen 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.