God's Own Country

2017
8.1
God's Own Country
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Title: God's Own Country

Original Title: God's Own Country

Year: 2017

Info

Release Dates

  • UK: September 01 2017
  • United States: October 25 2017

Plot

Spring. Yorkshire (North of England). Johnny Saxby (Josh O'Connor) is a young sheep farmer that lives in exclusive for his work. Frustrated, he try to fix the problems of his life drinking alcohol in large quantities and have crazy sex. But everything changes whit the arrival of a migrant worker from Romania, Gheorghe (Alec Secareanu), employed for the lambing season. Both starts a love relationship, that causes a change in the Johnny's road. Since the deserted alcohol to the discover of his own sexuality orientation...Johnny will fall in love with the person that has everything to be happy (in spite of not have money and not be owner of something).

Awards

  • 2018 BAFTA Awards: 1 0

Cast

Director:

Francis Lee Francis Lee

Josh O'Connor

Josh O'Connor

Johnny Saxby

Ian Hart

Ian Hart

Martin Saxby

Gemma Jones

Gemma Jones

Deirdre Saxby

Alec Secareanu

Alec Secareanu

Gheorghe Ionescu

Harry Smith

Harry Smith

Trainee Auctioneer

John McCrea

John McCrea

University Boy

Videos

'God's Own Country' Trailer 1:59

Photos

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Trivia

Preparation

To prepare for their roles as farmers, the director made the two actors live and work in a farm for several weeks prior shooting the movie.

Inspiration

The romanian character in the film is inspired by an actual romanian worker the director had met in the past and his experiences in dealing with racism while staying in the UK as an immigrant.

Real

All scenes containing graphic images of animals are real and where shot on location at a real farm nearby the director's childhood home.

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