EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn Talks 'Only God Forgives'

Monday, 15 July 2013 10:33
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Opening in theaters on July 19th is the crime thriller Only God Forgives, which was written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive). The new movie once again teams the acclaimed filmmaker with Academy Award-nominated actor Ryan Gosling (Gangster Squad), and also features Academy Award-nominee Kristin Scott Thomas (The English Patient), and Thai actor Vithaya Pansringarm

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Nicolas Winding Refn to talk about his work on Only God Forgives. The writer/director discussed his new movie, how its different from Drive, why its like an "old school acid trip," collaborating with Ryan Gosling, casting Kristin Scott Thomas, turning on her "bitch switch," and discovering Thai actor Vithaya Pansringarm.

To watch our exclusive interview with filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn about Only God Forgives, please click on the video player above. 

SYNOPSIS:

Julian (Gosling), a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother (Thomas) compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death.

Only God Forgives opens in theaters on July 19th.