God's Own Country
First screened in October 2017
Director: Francis Lee. Cast: Josh O'Connor, Alec Secareanu, Ian Hart, Gemma Jones, Patsy Ferran, Harry Lister Smith, John McCrea, Liam Thomas, Melanie Kilburn. Screenplay: Francis Lee.

Twitter Capsule: Men's bodies and souls as loamy, thistly, hardscrabble terrains to tend and touch. Sweeter than you may guess.

VOR:   Commitment to romance may be the movie's most distinguishing feature, if also its most old-fashioned. Textured sense of place. Quietly political.

Photo © 2017 Shudder Films/Inflammable Films/
Magic Bear Productions/BFI

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Sundance Film Festival: Best Director (world cinema)

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