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october 2017

27oct7:30 pmFILM : God's Own Country (15) at the Electric PalaceA very British love story

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Hailed as the UK’s answer to Brokeback Mountain since its early appearances at Sundance and Berlinale, Francis Lee’s remarkable debut feature tells a story that is nevertheless anything but derivative.

Johnny Saxby, a taciturn young man, lives on a failing Yorkshire farm with his father and grandmother. Unhappy and frustrated with his life, he numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex. But when Gheorghe, a Romanian migrant worker, is brought in to help during lambing season, it ignites an intense relationship between them that sets Johnny on a new path.

It’s a perceptive and intelligent film from this first-time filmmaker with outstanding performances. The Yorkshire-born Lee eschews sentimentality for realism, acknowledging that while the British countryside is beautiful, it can also be wild, lonely and profoundly estranging.

Date: Friday 27 October 2017

Time: Doors 6:30pm / Starts 7:30pm

Ticket Price: £4.50

Tickets available from Bridport Tourist Information Centre, Bridport Town Hall, South Street DT6 3LF. Tel: 01308 424901

www.electricpalace.org.uk

Time

(Friday) 7:30 pm

Location

The Electric Palace

35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NY

Organizer

Box Office01308 424901 Bridport Tourist Information, South Street, Bridport, DT6 3LF

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