God’s Own Country previews at the BFI on 22.08.2017 (+ Q&A with writer-director Francis Lee and actors Josh O’Connor and Alec Secareanu).
The debut feature from director Lee, God’s Own Country stars O’Connor as Johnny Saxby, a young Yorkshire sheep farmer whose life is turned upside down by the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker Gheorghe Ionescu (Secareanu).
Production Design by Stephane Collonge and Hair & Makeup Design by Bean Ellis.
Awards include the prestigious Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017, and Best Director in the World Dramatic category at Sundance Film Festival 2017. Other festivals include Berlinale, Galway Film Fleadh, Melbourne International Film Festival, LA OutFest, San Francisco Int’l Film Festival…
Production Designer Stephane Collonge’s previous work includes My Brother the Devil, The Hippopotamus and Joanna Hogg’s Archipelago and Unrelated.
Hair & Make Up Designer Bean Ellis has recently wrapped feature film Patrick directed by Mandie Fletcher and starring Beattie Edmondson, and she also designed critically acclaimed The Levelling (Production Design by Sarah Finlay) directed by Hope Dickson Leach.