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BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017

NEW RELEASES NEW RELEASES Plenty of chances for you to sample the best new cinema God’s Own Country UK 2017. Dir Francis Lee. With Josh O’Connor, Alec Secareanu, Gemma Jones, Ian Hart. 104min. Digital. Cert TBC. A Picturehouse Entertainment release A beautiful Yorkshire-set love story between a farmer and an immigrant worker Yorkshire sheep farmer Johnny (O’Connor) is dedicated to keeping his family’s farm afloat after his father’s stroke. He finds release from his exhausting everyday life through binge drinking and casual sex. When lambing season comes along, his family recruits some help in the form of Romanian worker Gheorghe (Secareanu), who conjures unspoken emotions in Johnny. After its premiere earlier this year at Sundance Film Festival, Francis Lee’s astonishing debut feature, supported by the BFI Film Fund, marks him as a powerful new voice in British filmmaking. Anna Bogutskaya, Events Programmer The screening on Thu 7 Sep at 18:30 will be followed by a Critics’ Salon discussion in the Blue Room – free to God’s Own Country ticket-holders (subject to capacity), otherwise £6.50 See bfi.org.uk for full details of guests @BFI 9 OPENS FRI 1 SEP TALK


BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017
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