New synopsis for Winding Refn’s Only God Forgives


Fresh off of their critical hit Drive, Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling are attempting to team up again for Refn’s next film, Only God Forgives. A new synopsis has emerged for this project which is very different than it’s previous known plot.

The new plot is basically that Only God Forgives “is a fast, powerful, high-profile, action and violent revenge story with Ryan Gosling and Kristin Scott Thomas, never seen before, as a merciless and terrifying mafia godmother.” If you’re intrigued, you can check out a more detailed synopsis below. Only God Forgives has yet to be shot.

[Via /Film]

The new, official synopsis for Only God Forgives:

Julian, an Englishman living in Bangkok, is a respected figure in the criminal underworld.  He and his brother Billy run a Thai boxing club which is in fact a front for smuggling drugs to London.  When Billy is murdered, their mother Jenna arrives from London to bring back the body.  Jenna is herself the head of a powerful criminal organization and is used to getting exactly what she wants.  She sets out to settle the score along a bloody path of rage, betrayal, and vengeance, hurtling toward an ultimate confrontation and the possibility of redemption.