God's Own Country
- 1h 44min
- Directed by: Francis Lee
- Written by: Francis Lee
- Cast: Josh O'Connor, Alec Secareanu, Gemma Jones
Johnny (O’Connor) is a young Yorkshireman living with his sour grandmother (Jones) and disgruntled father (Hart), whose life is turned upside-down by the arrival of Romanian migrant Ghoerghe (Secareanu). Fluid photography and achingly honest performances make for a transformative drama about the possibility of a better life.
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Reviews & features
God's Own Country21 Jun 2017
Beautifully judged rural / romantic drama from debut director Francis Lee
Domestic discord gives way to a transformative romance on a struggling Yorkshire farm in the assured debut of director Francis Lee. God's Own Country is a film that reaches beyond its modest setting and low-key love affair to make a potent plea for…
Interview: Francis Lee – 'My experience as an actor taught me what an incredibly difficult job it is to stand in front of a camera and make yourself vulnerable'9 Jun 2017
Director Francis Lee talks about his debut feautre, God's Own Country, which opens the Edinburgh International Film Festival
'I grew up in Yorkshire, in a very isolated place,' says actor-turned-filmmaker Francis Lee about the deeply personal inspiration behind his blistering rural drama debut *3God's Own Country*2. 'I escaped when I was 20, moved to London and went to drama…
God's Own Country (trailer)
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