The Girl at the End of the Garden (2019)

It is a fantastical comedy for children. It riffs on Spielbergian stories like 'E.T.' and 'Stranger Things' but presents a more comedic take on similar material.


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Rodney Lee
2 nominations. See more awards »


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Credited cast:
Eva Bartley Eva Bartley ... Tina
Glynis Casson Glynis Casson ... Mrs. Murray
Sue Collins Sue Collins
Antionette Doyle Antionette Doyle ... Zed's mother
Ruby Dunne Ruby Dunne ... Lucy
Sallay Garnett Sallay Garnett ... Inspiring Busker
Fifi Kadazi Fifi Kadazi ... Girl playing tablet
Thethe Kadazi Thethe Kadazi ... Zed
Claire J. Loy ... Government Agent
Sarah Caitriona Lynch ... Inspiring Busker (as Sarah Lynch)
Emily Whittaker Emily Whittaker ... Girl playing tablet
Eva Whittaker Eva Whittaker ... Girl playing tablet


Lucy is an unruly, salt-of-the- earth girl living in Dublin city centre. Zed is a mysterious, dark-skinned girl who shows up in Lucy's garden. She's full of crazy stories and unpredictable behaviour. Eventually, Zed tells Lucy her secret. Zed has run away from a government facility where she was being experimented on in order to give her superpowers. It's worked too since Zed seems able to move things with only the power of her mind. Lucy agrees to hide Zed in her house, keeping it a secret from her mother, but this proves harder than she imagined. Zed leaves a trail of chaos in her wake, leaving Lucy exasperated. And as government officials close in on Zed's location, things spin out of control - The truth finally comes out; Zed (full name; Zedaya) has actually run away from a direct provision facility she lives in with her parents. She has no super-powers, it was just a magic trick, Although both girls have to give up the comforting fantasy they've constructed to help them cope, ... Written by Rodney Lee

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An uplifting slapstick comedy about an unhappy young girl whose life is turned upside-down when she finds a mysterious runaway with psychic powers in her back garden.


Short | Comedy







Release Date:

21 May 2019 (Ireland) See more »

Filming Locations:

Dublin City, Ireland


Box Office


EUR80,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Dyehouse Films See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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