In God’s Own Country, Gheorghe’s story plays second fiddle to Johnny’s, an apt reflection of the migrant experience.
No one asks Gheorghe how he got here or where he’s come from. Yet Alec imbues his performance with a sense of his past, undiscovered. “Gheorghe has developed some survival skills over time because he just wants to work and to be able to survive,” he explains. “That’s why he keeps his head down. Until a point…”
— Alec Secareanu as Gheorghe Ionescu in God’s Own Country (2017)