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Addicted To Sheep (2015)




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This documetnary is an intimate portrait of long, hard work in all weathers, everyday life and total commitment for a hill-farming family. In the North Pennines, devoted tenant farmers Tom and Kay Hutchinson spend their days looking after their flock of prized Swaledale sheep, and hoping that this will be the year they breed the perfect one.

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All Critics (6)

There was a danger here that [director Magali] Pettier could have made a glossy film for townies in search of escapism, but she does not shy away from showing the downsides of the farming life.

August 23, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Despite its roughness and lack of 'drama', Addicted to Sheep truly embodies the nature of the ob-doc.

December 7, 2016 | Full Review…

The whole family are terrific company and Magali captures both the beauty and the bleakness of the environment in which they live and work.

August 30, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

If you love staring at sheep for long periods of time, this may be your Citizen Kane.

August 28, 2015 | Rating: 2/5

Addicted to Sheep is the rather racy title of a charming documentary about a year in the life of a family on a hill farm in the north Pennines.

August 27, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A rare glimpse at the hardslogging realities of country life.

August 27, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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