A ten minute spoiler-free movie review of ONLY GOD FORGIVES: Nicolas Windig Refn’s visually stunning, austere, balletic movie that happens to contain one scene of particularly gruesome violence that has had critics up in arms. Behind the controversy lies a career- redefining performance from Kristin Scott Thomas, and the purest form yet of Ryan Gosling’s Driver character.
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ONLY GOD FORGIVES played Cannes 2013, and opened earlier this year in France, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands, Poland and Turkey. It is currently on release in Australia, Germany, Canada, the USA, Israel, Portugal, Iceland, New Zealand, Ireland and the UK. It opens on August 8th in Hungary; on August 22nd in Singapore; on September 20th in Latvia and Mexico; on September 26th in Russia; on November 1st in Spain and in January 2014 in Japan.
ONLY GOD FORGIVES has a running time of 90 minutes and is rated R in the USA and 18 in the UK for strong bloody violence.