• God's Own Country (2017)

God's Own Country

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, Patsy Ferran, Melanie Kilburn

Director: Francis Lee

Genres: Romance , Drama

Production Co: Inflammable Films, Shudder Films, Met Film


Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    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

  • 45
    Dan CallahanTheWrap

    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

  • 90
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    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

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com


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