The serenely captivating trailer for Francis Lee’s debut God’s Own Country has arrived ahead of opening at this year’s Edinburgh Film Festival on the 21st of June.

Already having met to rave reviews after premiering at Sundance and later at Berlin, God’s Own Country, which is set in the vast opening countryside of Northern England, explores one man’s journey of sexual discovery after falling for a Romanian Migrant worker.

Read our 5? review of God’s Own Country Here.

The trailer focuses on Johnny, unhappy with his life on a remote family farm, his Father is loveless and full of scorn for Johnny who struggles to prove himself capable. Enter the Romanian worker: handsome, friendly and caring. The pair build on a friendship which, at first, Johnny is reluctant to do but those barriers are broken down… “What do you want?” “ I want to be different”

God's Own Country

Directed by Francis Lee, God’s Own Country stars Starring Josh O’Connor (The Riot Club, Florence Foster Jenkins, Peaky Blinders) & Alex Secareanu with Ian Hart (Land & Freedom, Harry Potter & The Philosophers Stone, Broadwalk Empire’& Gemma Jones (Bridget Jones, Harry Potter, Sense & Sensibility).

God’s Own Country is in cinemas September 1st.

God’s Own Country Official Synopsis

Johnny Saxby works long hours in brutal isolation 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. 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. An Intense relationship forms between the two which could change Johnny’s life forever.