Ryan Gosling and Kristin Scott Thomas Have ‘Special Relationship’ in ‘Only God Forgives’ Trailer (Video)

The latest look at "Drive" director Nicolas Winding Refn's film alludes to sexual undertones between onscreen mother and son

Last Updated: July 24, 2014 @ 12:23 PM

Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives" did not receive a warm welcome at the Cannes Film Festival this year, but the new trailer still promises enticing suspense, tension, violence and borderline incestual relations.

"I have a very special relationship with my son," Kristin Scott Thomas says, over the image of her character stroking Ryan Gosling's bicep.

Also read: 'Only God Forgives' Director Responds to Boos of His Ryan Gosling Thriller

In the Bangkok-set crime drama, Scott plays a crime lord, and Gosling's mother, who is in town for revenge after one of two sons is brutally murdered by a retired police officer.

She refers to Gosling as "a very dangerous boy" and dispatches him to bring her the head of the his brother's killer. But it may not be that easy, as Gosling explains, "It's a little more complicated than that, mother."

It appears as if the violence is as complicated as the relationships in the July 19 release. Here's the latest look:

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