Went to Coney Island on a Mission From God...Be Back by Five


1h 32m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Two lifelong friends embark on a journey to find a long-lost childhood buddy who apparently has gone insane and is hiding out in Coney Island's decaying amusement park. Along the way the two encounter some oddball characters and discover some truths about their own lives.

Film Details

Also Known As
Went to Coney Island
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
PHAEDRA/PHAEDRA CINEMA; Starz / Anchor Bay
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Synopsis

Two lifelong friends embark on a journey to find a long-lost childhood buddy who apparently has gone insane and is hiding out in Coney Island's decaying amusement park. Along the way the two encounter some oddball characters and discover some truths about their own lives.

Film Details

Also Known As
Went to Coney Island
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
PHAEDRA/PHAEDRA CINEMA; Starz / Anchor Bay
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of audience award at the 1998 Austin Film Festival.

Winner of the Eastman Kodak Award for Best Feature at the 1999 Providence/Rhode Island International Film Festival.

Released in United States April 1998

Released in United States August 1999

Released in United States Fall September 8, 2000

Released in United States February 2001

Released in United States October 1998

Released in United States on Video January 15, 2008

Released in United States September 15, 2000

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 21-28, 2001.

Shown at Austin Film Festival October 1-8, 1998.

Shown at Los Angeles Independent Film Festival April 16-20, 1998.

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 1-11, 1998.

Shown at Providence/Rhode Island International Film Festival (Opening Night) August 6-19, 1999.

Began shooting April 1, 1997.

Completed shooting April 29, 1997.

Released in United States on Video January 15, 2008

Released in United States February 2001 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 21-28, 2001.)

Released in United States April 1998 (Shown at Los Angeles Independent Film Festival April 16-20, 1998.)

Released in United States August 1999 (Shown at Providence/Rhode Island International Film Festival (Opening Night) August 6-19, 1999.)

Released in United States Fall September 8, 2000

Released in United States September 15, 2000 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States October 1998 (Shown at Austin Film Festival October 1-8, 1998.)

Released in United States October 1998 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 1-11, 1998.)