Director Francis Lee accepts the world cinema: dramatic special jury award for God’s Own Country at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Photo: Nicholas Hunt
Director Francis Lee accepts the world cinema: dramatic special jury award for God’s Own Country at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Photo: Nicholas Hunt

Like Brokeback Mountain but in Yorkshire: English farmer’s son on his film God’s Own Country

Director of the most acclaimed new British film in years, Francis Lee brought his own experience of life on a northern English farm to the story. Its star insists that, despite comparisons with Ang Lee’s film, it is not about sexual repression or coming out

Director Francis Lee accepts the world cinema: dramatic special jury award for God’s Own Country at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Photo: Nicholas Hunt
Director Francis Lee accepts the world cinema: dramatic special jury award for God’s Own Country at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Photo: Nicholas Hunt
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