Only God Forgives

Nicolas Winding Refn (DK, 2013)

Only God Forgives (Nicolas Winding Refn, DK/FR/SE, 2013)
Foto: Thanaporn Golf Arkmanon;Kapong Shi Kornporiphan

Julian runs a Thai boxing club in Bangkok as a front for the family's drugs smuggling operation. When Julian's brother Billy is killed, their mother Crystal shows up in the city to bring the body of her firstborn home to America and to get Julian to avenge his dead brother.

CategoryDK/Feature

Basic information

Danish titleOnly God Forgives
Director of PhotographyLarry Smith
ComposerCliff Martinez
Production designerBeth Mickle
Danish theatrical release30.05.2013
Production countryDenmark/France/Sweden
Dialogue languageEnglish
Duration90 min.
In collaboration with Bold Films, DR
Domestic distribution Scanbox Entertainment Danmark A/S
International saleWild Bunch / 99 rue de la Verrerie / 75004 Paris / France / t +33 1 5301 5020 / f +33 1 5301 5049 / www.wildbunch.biz, Gaumont / 30 Av. de Charles-de-Gaulle / 92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine / France
Festival informationDanish Film Institute
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Full credits

Direction
Des HamiltonCasting director
Peter MossmanCasting
Lakkana "Naam" PalawatvichaiP.A. to Nicolas Winding Refn
Rachel DikP.A. to Nicolas Winding Refn
Elan JonesCasting assistant
Peter Scott MossmanCasting assistant
Supattra "Pum" PunyadeeCasting: extras
Danai "Danny" ThiangdhamCasting assistant: extras
Charlie Sungkawess1st assistant director
Tippawan "Paew" Mamanee2nd assistant director
William ConacherDialogue coach
Matthew ReadAdditional dialogue coach
Script
Anna GriffinResearch
Production
Lene BørglumProducer
Sidonie DumasProducer
Vincent MaravalProducer
Jessica AskCo-producer
Jacob JarekCo-producer
Ryan GoslingExecutive producer
Christophe RiandeeExecutive producer
Brahim ChiouaExecutive producer
Tom QuinnExecutive producer
Jason JanegoExecutive producer
Michel LitvakExecutive producer
David LancasterExecutive producer
Gary Michael WaltersExecutive producer
Matthew ReadExecutive producer
Thor SigurjonssonExecutive producer
Johnny AndersenLine producer
Pakinee ChaisanaProduction manager
Thidarat PakchanakornProduction supervisor
Morten ArnoldusPost-production supervisor
Nontakorn "Ginny" MuttamaraProduction coordinator
Chatvadee "A" TondulyakulAssistant production coordinator
Wanwanach "Char" WorrarakkitProduction assistant
Suthipong "Yai" PingmuangProduction assistant
Narisara "Un" WongpornpratheepProduction assistant
Nattaya "Pueng" AnurukP.A. to Ryan Gosling
Melanie "May" TaechathammarekP.A. to Kristin Scott Thomas
Poj "Kaew" UdomsangaramLocation manager
Worawit "Wit" JulamaneeLocation coordinator
Angkana "Ang" KankamnerdLocation assistant
Narupon "Jo" RuthailawanLocation assistant
Thomas SchleinLaboratory manager
Morten Sylvest ArnoldusPost-production supervisor
Cinematography
Larry SmithDirector of Photography
Liv CorfixenBehind the scenes shooting
John GambleCamera operator
Prayul "Art" SrithongkulCamera operator
Somsak SrisawatSteadicam operator
Voranon PhaipatFocus puller
Montree ArunlerkFocus puller
Anusit "Ong" SudsukClapper/loader
Amorn DuangtaweethongClapper/loader
Krissada KeangkrivanichSteadicam assistant
Boonrod JaisaiBest boy grip
Stills
Thanaporn "Golf" ArkmanonStill photographer
Kapong "Shi" KornporiphanStill photographer
Electrical dept.
Sumruay SripodokGenerator operator
Editing
Matthew NewmanChief editor
Smith "O" TimsawatAssistant editor
Sakchai AmattayakulAssistant editor
Mik Stampe FoghAssistant editor
Simon BorchTrailer editor
Music
Cliff MartinezComposer
Supasit ViboonlarpMusic research
Gregory TripiAdditional music
Mac QuayleAdditional music
Production design
Beth MickleProduction design
Russell BarnesArt director
Witoon "Boom" SuanyaiArt director
Surasak "Pop" TapanaAssistant art director
Prakit "Nueng" Wong-UtonProperty assistant
Chatchai "Papa" Por-NgarmProperty assistant
Wiroj "Moo" JohnjangjanProperty assistant
Pipat "Pong" SripradooStandby props
Wardrobe
Kratchapol "Maze" RajburiCostume supervisor
Trakawit "Bobo" ThibthongCostume assistant
Wasan "Tong" FoitubtimCostume assistant
Jammari "Yo" KhongsareeratCostume assistant
Pattama "Pat" PrasopsukCostume assistant
Makeup
Vitchu "Toon" ChavasitMakeup artist
Somchoke "Air" PrangchaiyaphumMakeup artist assistant
Amnuay "Lek" SaelimHairdresser
Panupak "Eiang" DuangchareonsriHair dresser assistant
Kittichon "Q" KunratcholSpecial effects makeup
Nareerat "Jiu" AphiphunyaSpecial effects makeup coordinator
Prompak "Noo" JariyawongpromSFX makeup assistant
Sound
Eddie SimonsenSound design
Julien NaudinFoley artist
Göran EdströmRecording engineer
Kristian Selin Eidnes AndersenSupervising sound editor
Julien MartinFoley recordist
Jesper MillerSound assistant
Per Dybdal JensenSound assistant
Lars RasmussenSound assistant
Special effects
Phongnawat TechawanvekinSFX technician
Apichat SingpooSFX technician
Visual effects
Martin MadsenVFX supervisor
Anders Bloch RoseDailies transcoding
Mikkel HansenCompositing
Michael HolmDigital compositing
Dann SandgreenDigital compositing
Lasse StrømDigital compositing
Morten SkytteMatte painter
Rasmus ToftOnline technician
Thomas TherchilsenDigital colorgrading
Ejvind BordingColor timing
Per SidorDigital intermediate
JabaliIntro/Outro design
Stunt
Kawee "Seng'" SirikhanaerutStunt coordinator
Wilaiporn "Foon" SirikhanaerutAssistant stunt coordinator
Chatchapol "Porch" KulsiriwuthichaiAssistant stunt coordinator
Thana "Touch" SrisukeAssistant stunt coordinator
Narongsak ThongmeeStunt performer
Pattamaporn WorapimratStunt performer
Sita WantayakulStunt performer
Jinjipa PuppaStunt performer
Pailin IntapanStunt performer
Chalisa PaknoiStunt performer
Weeraphon SongsangStunt performer
Yudthana MuenwajaStunt performer
Bunma LamphonStunt performer
Sarisa PattaStunt performer
Banlu SrisaengStunt performer
Tulaya HuntraStunt performer
Suksan HongwongphaisarnStunt performer
Prapimporn KanjandaStunt performer
Patiwat KlangsenaStunt performer
Tannapat SirimatStunt performer
Praiwan WorapimratStunt performer
Arkanae BoonsongStunt performer
Irada RitsiraStunt performer
Somchart KuanauksornStunt performer
Puchong SartnokStunt performer
Other credits
Thomas CaspersenDCP mastering
Appearance
Ryan GoslingJulien
Tom BurkeBilly
Gordon BrownGordon
Kowit WattanakulChoi Yan Lee
Nophand BoonyaiCharlie Ling
Aratchaporn SataedPo Yan Lee
Sasapin SiriwanijLiang's sister
Nuntiya ThongnooLiang's mother
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Awards and nominations

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Award Year Festivals
Best Score:
Cliff Martinez
2014 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2014
Best Sound Design:
Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen
2014 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2014
Sydney Film Prize:
Nicolas Winding Refn
2013 Sydney Film Festival 2013
Best Cinematography:
Larry Smith
2013 SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic of Catalonia 2013

Festival screenings

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Festivals Festival date
Goa - Int. Film Festival of India 20-11-2013
SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic of Catalonia 11-10-2013
Toronto International Film Festival 01-10-2013
Guanajuato International Film Festival 19-07-2013
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 18-07-2013
München International Film Festival 28-06-2013
Los Angeles Film Festival 13-06-2013
Sydney Film Festival 05-06-2013
Cannes, Festival de 15-05-2013
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Registration of festival participation and awards

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DFI News and articles

Between Heaven and Hell (17. februar 2014)
Indie picks for the summer (05. juli 2013)
Only God Forgives in Munich (21. juni 2013)
Between heaven and hell (22. maj 2013)
Refn – Selected films (21. maj 2013)
Danskere i Cannes 2013 (13. maj 2013)
Refn and Gosling to Cannes (18. april 2013)
Cannes 2013 (12. januar 2011)

Reviews and articles

Artikel (Ekstra Bladet - Ørsted, 12 December 2013)

Varia (Weekendavisen, 6 September 2013)

Artikel (Ekstra Bladet, 22 August 2013)

Artikel (Ekstra Bladet, 22 August 2013)

Artikel (Politiken, 21 August 2013)

Artikel (Politiken, 21 August 2013)

Artikel (BT - Høeg, 24 July 2013)

Artikel (Ekstra Bladet - Bladet, 20 June 2013)

Varia (BT - Skarum, 17 June 2013)

Varia (Ekstra Bladet - Bladet, 17 June 2013)

Artikel (Børsen - Durr, 7 June 2013)

Artikel (Politiken - Bo, 7 June 2013)

Anmeldelse (Børsen - Durr, 31 May 2013)

Anmeldelse (Weekendavisen - Green Jensen, 31 May 2013)

Interview (Berlingske Tidende - Lindberg, 30 May 2013)

Anmeldelse (Ekstra Bladet - Queitsch, 30 May 2013)

Anmeldelse (Kristeligt Dagblad - Schantz Lauridsen, 30 May 2013)

Anmeldelse (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten - Frank Rasmussen, 30 May 2013)

Interview (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten - Frank Rasmussen, 30 May 2013)

Anmeldelse (Politiken - Skotte Christensen, 30 May 2013)

Interview (Politiken - Bo, 30 May 2013)

Anmeldelse (BT - Lind Larsen, 23 May 2013)

Anmeldelse (Berlingske Tidende - Lindberg, 23 May 2013)

Anmeldelse (Information - Monggaard, 23 May 2013)

Anmeldelse (Politiken - Skotte Christensen, 23 May 2013)

Varia (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten - Frank Rasmussen, 23 May 2013)

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