• 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, Melanie Kilburn

Director: Francis Lee

Genres: Romance , Drama

Production Co: Inflammable Films, Shudder Films, Met Film


Ratings & Reviews

  • 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

  • 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
    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

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com


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