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Release Date: October 25th, 2017

DVD Release Date: January 30th, 2018

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
A young farmer numbs his frustrations with drinking and casual sex until a Romanian migrant worker sets him on a new path.

Cast: Josh O'Connor, Gemma Jones, Ian Hart, Melanie Kilburn

Director: Francis Lee

Genres: Drama, Romance

Production Co: Inflammable Films, Shudder Films, Met Film

Distributors: Samuel Goldwyn Films, Orion Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Instead of making us feel that these boys are meant to be together, God’s Own Country unintentionally suggests that Gheorghe should get himself to a city where his silky dark hair, bedroom eyes and developed aesthetic sense might be far better appreciated by others. show more

  • Graced by its refreshingly frank treatment of gay sexuality, its casually expressive use of nudity, and its eloquent depiction of animal husbandry as a contrasting metaphor for the absence of human tenderness, this is a rigorously naturalistic drama that yields stirring performances from the collision between taciturn demeanors and roiling emotional undercurrents. show more

  • Lee’s love for this hard land and the boy trapped in it – so fully embodied by young British actor Josh O’Connor – is unexpectedly moving and rich. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Nominated Outstanding British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)