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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.

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Francis Lee

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Francis Lee
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 31 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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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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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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Drama | Romance

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Trivia

Romania was the only Eastern European country where the film enjoyed some screenings, thanks to the presence of co-star Alec Secareanu. See more »

Quotes

Gheorghe Ionescu: In my country, spring is the most beautiful. The sun. The flowers. The smells.
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Connections

Featured in Romantic Comedy (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Most People Get Married
Performed by Patti Page
Composed by Earl Shuman and Leon Carr
Published by Chester Music Limited trading as Campbell Connelly & Co
Courtesy of Mercury Nashville (United States)
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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3 February 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

For a Romanian viewer, the presence of Alec Secareanu in a film, who has in its basic themes homosexuality, it is a challenge. for a large public, it is a version of "Brockeback Mountain". for many, its cold beauty, the delicate force of story are the basic virtues. in fact, it is a beautiful film. too complex and too good for be reduced at a precise verdict. a film about solitude, friendship and love. a film about the need to be near the other. seductive for the care for details and realism. a question to public about small, fundamental truth. well acted. and source of a very personal emotion. so, one of films who must see it.


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Country:

UK

Language:

Bulgarian | English | Romanian

Release Date:

24 August 2017 (New Zealand) See more »

Also Known As:

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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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1.85 : 1
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