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God's Own Country (2017)

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Spring. Yorkshire. Young farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path.

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Martin Saxby
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Spring. Yorkshire. Isolated young sheep farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker Gheorghe, employed for the lambing season, ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path.

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$17,768, 29 October 2017, Limited Release

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$281,471, 10 December 2017
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At the 2017 Galway Film Festival, director Francis Lee noted that the use of salt in the film mirrors Johnny's emotional journey. For example, as he lets Gheorghe into his life, he seeks better flavors from his meals by adding salt. See more »

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A Powerful Story of Intimacy
1 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

Beautifully photographed in the Yorkshire countryside during lambing season, God's Own Country depicts the severity and isolation of farm life for a 3-generation family. The ensemble cast are brilliant giving balanced performances which never overstate their connections or feelings for one another. While there is very little dialogue, there is considerable depth to the story and this audience member took away a lot from the story. This is a film which could crudely be labelled a gay coming out film but it's much more than that. It's a film about family relationships, dad and son tensions, the expression of intimacy and the acceptance of those who are often marginalised in our society. To say more would be to spoil the power of the movie.


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