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God's Own Country (2017)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 24 August 2017 (New Zealand)
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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.

Director:

Francis Lee

Writer:

Francis Lee
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2,670 ( 99)
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 31 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Josh O'Connor ... Johnny Saxby
Gemma Jones ... Deirdre Saxby
Harry Lister Smith ... Trainee Auctioneer
Ian Hart ... Martin Saxby
Alec Secareanu ... Gheorghe Ionescu
Melanie Kilburn Melanie Kilburn ... Gloria
Liam Thomas ... Glen
Patsy Ferran ... Robyn
Moey Hassan Moey Hassan ... Taxi Driver
Naveed Choudhry ... Male Nurse
Sarah White Sarah White ... Joy
John McCrea ... University Boy
Alexander Suvandjiev Alexander Suvandjiev ... Young Farm Worker
Stefan Dermendjiev Stefan Dermendjiev ... Bearded Farm Worker
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Francis Lee and his cinematographer, Joshua James Richards, worked extensively for four months, meticulously planning every shot before the film began production. See more »

Quotes

Gheorghe Ionescu: My country is dead. You can't throw a rock in most towns without hitting an old lady crying for her children who have gone.
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Connections

Featured in MsMojo: Top 10 Best LGBTQ+ Coming of Age Movies (2019) See more »

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Minuet for a Cheap Piano Number Two
Performed by A Winged Victory for the Sullen
Composed by Dustin O'Halloran and Adam Wiltzie
Published by Chester Music Limited trading as Campbell Connelly & Co
Licensed by kind permission from Erased Tapes
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Men In Love
24 February 2018 | by alanbenfieldjrSee all my reviews

What a wonderful and unusual experience, to see a film without knowing anything about it. Before I knew it I was in Yorkshire. The silence was deafening, emotions unspoken. Then, Josh O'Connor - a miraculous actor - I didn't know who the actor was and that helped enormously to get sucked into his world - exterior and interior - and to live his experience fully. Alec Secareanu produces the perfect emotional blow. Roughness and tenderness in a stunning, totally believable performance that, I know will live in my mind forever. They changed me somehow. I was forced to look at something in a different way, without preconceptions. Gemma Jones and Ian Hart. complete this masterpiece that I intend to see again tonight with a group of friends who, like me, don't know the first thing about the film, other that I loved it. Francis Lee I'm joining the chorus with a heartfelt, thank you.


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Country:

UK

Language:

Bulgarian | English | Romanian

Release Date:

24 August 2017 (New Zealand) See more »

Also Known As:

God's Own Country See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,768, 29 October 2017

Gross USA:

$335,609

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,559,939
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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