God’s Own Country Movie Poster

There’s a first official poster for God’s Own Country, the upcoming gay romantic drama movie written and directed by Francis Lee:

(Click on the poster to enlarge.)


Plot synopsis:
“Spring. Yorkshire, England. Johnny Saxby, a 25-year-old sheep farmer, has sacrificed going away to college or getting a job in town to run the family farm for his ailing father, Martin (Ian Hart), and stoic grandmother Deirdre (Gemma Jones), numbing the daily frustration of his desolate life with binge drinking and casual sex. As lambing season approaches, Martin hires a Romanian migrant worker, Gheorghe, to assist the already exhausted Johnny.
Johnny bitterly resents Gheorghe, stubbornly insisting he can cope on his own, but Gheorghe proves he not only understands this farming life, but more importantly, he understands Johnny.”

You may recognize Josh O’Connor on the left and Alec Secareanu on the right.

No official US release date yet, but the UK release date is set to September 1, 2017.

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