Moon Garden

An industrial steampunk fairy tale that is relentlessly haunting and undeniably riveting.


Moon Garden

When a little girl has a terrible accident and slips into a coma, she finds herself thrust into a darkly surreal industrial dream world. Haunted by a nightmarish specter that feeds off her tears, she must follow her mother’s radio-static voice to find her way back to consciousness.

Shot on expired 35mm film stock with vintage rehoused lenses,
Moon Garden is a fantastical odyssey and a visionary, handcrafted, and fully practical work of art that shows how a child can shine light even in the darkest places.

“MOON GARDEN is a fun ride that makes it easy to love. It’s equal parts rockabilly, heart, and wonder. It’s a feast for the eyes.” —Sharai Bohannon, DREAD CENTRAL

“MOON GARDEN is one of those few and far between arthouse horror films that feels both fairytale familiar and pulse-poundingly original.” — Staci Layne Wilson, WOMEN IN HORROR

WINNER - Audience Choice Award: Best of Fest Feature - 2023 Boston Underground Film Festival

WINNER - Best Feature Film / Best Editing / Best Sound / Best Production Design / Best Makeup (Feature) / Best Costumes - 2022 FilmQuest

WINNER - Best Overall Performance - Youth / Best Special Effects / Best Feature Fantasy Film - 2022 Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival

WINNER - Best Cinematography (Feature) / Best Lead Performance - 2022 Nightmares Film Festival

WINNER - Best Feature Film / Best Cinematography - 2022 Motor City Nightmares International Film Festival

WINNER - Best Narrative Feature / Best Production Design - 2022 Richmond International Film Festival
Not Rated
Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Ryan Stevens Harris
Ryan Stevens Harris
Augie Duke, Brionne Davis, Haven Lee Harris, Maria Olsen, Timothy Lee Depriest, Phillip E Walker, Morgana Ignis
Nick Allen,

Every now and then, a new film surprises you with something that should always be true: movie-making is magic-making. Especially so when its tricks happen in-camera, with instruments as practical as lighting, costumes, sets, and ideas. Ryan Stevens Harris’ “Moon Garden” is one such escape from ...

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