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Musical feature film about a long lazy summer in Glasgow, Stuart Murdoch (Belle & Sebastian) directs, Barry Mendel (Rushmore) produces.
Musical feature film about a long lazy summer in Glasgow, Stuart Murdoch (Belle & Sebastian) directs, Barry Mendel (Rushmore) produces.
1,334 backers pledged $121,084 to help bring this project to life.

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God Help the Girl-- The Revue


Hello Kickstarters-

A fun little tidbit -- the Y10 & Y11 musicians at the Grammar School at Leeds are putting on a “God Help the Girl” Revue on February 11.

The student led production will include choreography based on the film and performances of songs including:

If You Could Speak

God Help the Girl

Pretty Eve in the Tub  

The Psychiatrist is In 

Come Monday Night 

I'll Have to Dance With Cassie 

Down and Dusky Blonde 

We're glad that the movie you helped to make is striking a chord with the next generation of moviegoers. Please join us in congratulating them on what we’re sure will be a fantastic show. 


Barry & the GHTG team 

Holidays Update

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Hello Kickstarters- 

Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season. We wanted to update you on our progress over the last few months. In September we mentioned that we were 72% of the way to completion and set goals to be at 80% in October, 90% in November and complete by Christmas. 

We hit our target in October, we exceeded our goal in November by 1% and we have now sent, either physically or electronically, all but 9 of our 1320 prizes. 

Items still outstanding include DVD packages for Japanese supporters and the Graham Samuels portraits. The movie just came out in Japan on August 1 and the DVD release isn't until early 2016 and the rewards will go out concurrent with the release. Also, Graham is still waiting for a few more supporters to email in the photos they would like him to use as the basis for his portrait. Once he has those he can get right down to work and we will send those out when completed. 

Otherwise, if you are expecting rewards look for them to be arriving in the next few days and weeks. 

As always if you have any questions or concerns please reach out to us at, we are happy to help and grateful for all of your support and patience. 

Again, we wish you all a very happy holidays and a wonderful 2016. 

Best, Barry & the whole God Help The Girl Team

Digital Downloads


Hello All-

An update to let you know that links to digital downloads of the film and Kickstarter-exclusive Special Features have been sent to those who pledged for these prizes! Please let us know if you have any issues with the links.

Also, in the coming week, postcards for US contributors and packages to Finland, Italy, Denmark, India, Cyprus, the UK and US will continue to be sent. So be on the lookout if you are awaiting more rewards.  

Thank you again for your continued patience and please let us know if you are owed rewards. We are working our way through to get them sent to everybody! 

Now, please enjoy, God Help the Girl!

Rewards Progress Update

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Hello Kickstarters!

A quick update to let you know that we're making progress sending out all of your remaining rewards.

We have sent out DVDs, posters and prize packages to Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, France, Greece, The Netherlands, Germany, the UK and US. And there's more on the way!

We've also been emailing with many of you about your rewards. If you are missing rewards or have any questions please drop us an email at and we will make sure you get everything you're owed.

Stay tuned for more updates.


The God Help the Girl Team

Rewards Update


Hello Kickstarters! 

An update for you on our progress sending out your rewards. 

So far we’ve fulfilled 72% of them. For us, that is simply not good enough. To take care of the remaining rewards as quickly as possible we’ve now hired some additional help. They are coordinating with our many distributors all across the globe to send out your DVDs, digital downloads and special features as well as the rest of your promised prizes. 

Pushing full steam ahead, we intend to be at 80% fulfilled within a month, 90% within two months and 100% complete before Christmas. It was never our intention for the process to take this long and can’t thank you enough for your patience. 

We know this has become a frustrating experience for some of you, but we won’t stop until each and every one of you is taken care of. Our movie could not have existed without you and even though we haven’t always been as responsive as we should have been, we have always appreciated your support and are now on to resolving each and every one. 

Please reach out if you have any questions or comments. 

We will be in touch with more updates soon, specifically about your digital downloads and special features, which we are gearing up to send out very soon. 

Yours, The God Help The Girl team