Johnny Saxbyworks long hours on his family’s remote farm in the north of England. He numbs the daily frustration of his lonely existence with nightly binge-drinking at the local pub and casual sex. But when a handsome Romanian migrant worker arrives to take up temporary work on the family farm, Johnny suddenly finds himself having to deal with emotions he has never felt before. As they begin working closely together during lambing season, an intense relationship starts to form which could change Johnny’s life forever.
director: Francis Lee / drama / cast: Josh O'Connor, Alec Secareanu, Ian Hart, Gemma Jones / United Kingdom 2017, 104 min. / English spoken / Dutch subtitled