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Ellen and James are the only couple living in a ghost estate, an eerie silent maze of uniform houses populated only by spectral shrieking foxes. Ellen starts to photograph the foxes that raid the couple’s rubbish bin and her interest soon becomes an obsession. James becomes alienated by his wife’s increasingly bizarre behavior and the couple’s relationship grows ever more antagonistic. James confronts Ellen and she flees the house, vanishing into the twilight world of endless rows of gardens and empty houses. Night falls and she does not return. James awaits her return, alone, in the suburban limbo.


Director(s): Lorcan Finnegan

Executive Producer(s): Lorcan Finnegan

Producer(s): Brunella Cocchiglia

Screenwriter(s): Garret Shanley

Cinematographer: Miguel De Olaso

Editor(s): Frank Reid

Production Designer: Ferdia Murphy

Sound Designer: Neil O'Connor, Gavin O'Brien

Principal Cast: Marie Ruane, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Karen Griffin

Director Bio


After studying design in Dublin Lorcan moved to London to work Zeppotron as a motion designer, editor and later as a director. In 2004 Lorcan moved back to Dublin to set up his own studio, Lovely Productions. Since then Lorcan has written and directed several award winning short films, commercials and music videos.


Public Film Contact

Lorcan Finnegan
Lovely Productions
Top Floor, 4-5 Trinity Street
Dublin 2


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