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WATCH: New Clips from 'Only God Forgives,' with Ryan Gosling as Stoic Badass and Kristin Scott Thomas as Ruthless Drug Lord

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood May 20, 2013 at 1:40PM

Prior to the world premiere of Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives" on Wednesday, TWC-Radius has been tempting the Cannes crowds with clips from the Thailand-set thriller, which stars Kristin Scott Thomas and Ryan Gosling as a mother and son heading a drug ring in the Bangkok underworld. The four clips below highlight their unsettling relationship following the death of Gosling's brother, as well as establishing Scott Thomas' character as a Momma Not to Mess With.
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Prior to the world premiere of Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives" on Wednesday, TWC-Radius has been tempting the Cannes crowds with clips from the Thailand-set thriller, which stars Kristin Scott Thomas and Ryan Gosling as a mother and son heading a drug ring in the Bangkok underworld. The four clips below highlight their unsettling relationship following the death of Gosling's brother, as well as establishing Scott Thomas' character as a Momma Not to Mess With. (TOH's interview with Scott Thomas is here.)

"Only God Forgives" is in the competition section, and hits US theaters on July 19. Winding Refn and Gosling previously collaborated on 2011's "Drive."

This article is related to: Video, Cannes Film Festival, Only God Forgives, Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Nicolas Winding Refn


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.