Advance Screening: ONLY GOD FORGIVES
|Director||Nicolas Winding Refn|
|Starring||Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Vithaya Pansringarm, Yayaying Rhatha Phongam|
18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.
"ONLY GOD FORGIVES is a masterful sensory experience, radical and hypnotic. I ADORED it." - Filmland Empire
From PUSHER to BRONSON to VALHALLA RISING to DRIVE and now ONLY GOD FORGIVES, Nicolas Winding Refn has proven time and time again to be one of the most fascinating and talented filmmakers working today. He also keeps audiences on their toes, never satisfied to deliver merely a formulaic copy of his previous work.
Most American audiences were introduced to Refn with his wildly popular thriller DRIVE. With ONLY GOD FORGIVES, Refn reunites with DRIVE star Ryan Gosling and composer Cliff Martinez to deliver one of the most talked-about movies at Cannes (the film received simultaneous boos and standing ovations at its premiere).
Ryan Gosling plays Julian, the son of a Thailand-based crime family who prefers to spend his time managing a Muay-Thai kickboxing gym than engage in the family business. When violent tragedy hits, Julian is forced to defend the family honor in a quickly spiraling torrent of vicious revenge.
Hyper-stylish, dripping with sweat, neon and blood, ONLY GOD FORGIVES delivers a straight down the middle pitch to Fantastic Fest audiences. - Tim League, founder Fantastic Fest/Alamo Drafthouse