Date: Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Time(s): 19:30 to 21:30

Type: Theatre and Stage

 

2017 British drama film about Johnny Saxby, a sheep farmer in Yorkshire whose life is turned upside down by the arrival of a migrant worker. The film was the only UK-based production to feature in the world drama category at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

 

The film focuses on Johnny Saxby (Josh O'Connor), a young Yorkshire sheep farmer who is emotionally shut off through drink and the necessity to keep his family's farm going after his father is partly paralysed with a stroke and his grandmother is too old to work.  

 

When lambing season comes around, his father and grandmother organize help in the form of Romanian migrant worker Gheorghe Ionescu (Alec Secareanu).

 

Gheorghe's arrival makes Johnny confront his feelings of love and being loved for the first time. It also forces him into a self-enforced ultimatum about his future.

 

Directed and written by Francis Lee, also featuring  Gemma Jones as Deidre Saxby.

 

£7 full, £6 concessions.

 

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