R | | Crime, Drama
Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death.
In terms of the musical inspiration for this film, Refn refers to how much of an influence the scores of Bernard Herrmann were. For the temp score that they edited the film to, they used Herrmann's score from The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), which, Refn found out soon after, is composer Cliff Martinez's ... ...
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$313,958 (USA) (21 July 2013)
$778,565 (USA) (1 September 2013)
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