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God's Own Country (2017)

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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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Deidre Saxby
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Trainee Auctioneer
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Glen
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Joy
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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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The romanian character in the film is inspired by an actual romanian worker the director had met in the past and his experiences in dealing with racism while staying in the UK as an immigrant. See more »

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A Powerfully intense and beautiful romance with shades of Brokeback Mountain
1 July 2017 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A Young farmer struggles to come to terms with his sexuality until a Romanian migrant worker that arrives to help for lambing season opens his mind. This is an intense, challenging yet beautiful drama that begs to be watched. Similar in its themes to Brokeback Mountain, it explores gay sexuality with hope in tough circumstance, with an isolating, turbulent backdrop of the Yorkshire countryside. The depiction of animal husbandry among the absence of human tenderness is interesting. There are narrative clichés and it's a tough watch but it's a deeply rewarding experience.


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