WHO’S IN IT?
Josh O’Connor (Florence Foster Jenkins), Alec Secareanu (Tudo), Gemma Jones (Bridget Jones’s Diary), Ian Hart (Finding Neverland), Patsy Ferran (film debut), Melanie Kilburn (One Chance), Liam Thomas (The Damned United), Sarah White (Day Release)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Francis Lee (film debut), director, writer; Manon Ardisson (La Soledad) and Jack Tarling (Hackney’s Finest), producers; Dustin O’Halloran (Lion) and Adam Wiltzie (In the Shadow of Iris), composers; Joshua James Richards (Songs My Brothers Taught Me), cinematographer; Chris Wyatt (This Is England), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Johnny Saxby (O’Connor) works on his family’s remote farm in Northern England, alone and unfulfilled. When a handsome Romanian migrant worker named Gheorghe (Secareanu) shows up for some temporary work, Johnny suddenly must deal with feelings he has never felt before, and as he and Gheorghe form a special bond during lambing season, things take a turn that will change his life forever…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Hailed as a magnificent debut for filmmaker Francis Lee, God’s Own Country is a sweeping romance unlike any other and one that takes a few more risks than similar ones like it.