Ryan Gosling has a face most men would die for and women dream about.
But in his new movie, Only God Forgives those perfect features have been smashed beyond recognition.
Skilled make-up artists have made the 32-year-old star unrecognizable by covering his face with swollen bruises and cuts while grafting-on what looks like a prosthetic nose.
In Only God Forgives, the star portrays ex-boxer-turned-gangster Julian, who fights a Bangkok police lieutenant to avenge the death of his brother.
Kristin Scott Thomas plays the mobster’s mother Jenna, who forces him to find and kill the person responsible for his sibling’s death.
The crime thriller, which was shot on location in Thailand, was written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn.
The talented director previously worked with Gosling on Drive – Only God Forgives is scheduled for release in March 2013.
Gosling can currently be seen in The Place Beyond The Pineswith his real life girlfrend Eva Mendes.
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