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