God's Own Country (2017)

A Yorkshire sheep farmer develops a relationship with a Romanian migrant worker with this acclaimed first feature by Francis Lee.

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    Josh O'Connor

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    United Kingdom

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Johnny Saxby works long hours on his family’s isolated sheep farm in Yorkshire, seeking solace from the grind of work through drink and casual sex. When Romanian migrant worker Gheorghe Ionescu takes up temporary work on the farm, Johnny is initially wary of the new worker but soon an intense sexual bond forms between the pair that forces Johnny to confront emotions he has previously suppressed.

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