Beyond Paradise


1h 45m 1998

Brief Synopsis

A young Californian moves to Hawaii, but instead of the the island paradise he imagines he finds himself in a hostile environment as the others at his high school dismiss him as a haole, or white mainlander. He must struggle to fit in, learning about the culture beyond the touristic images.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1998

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

A young Californian moves to Hawaii, but instead of the the island paradise he imagines he finds himself in a hostile environment as the others at his high school dismiss him as a haole, or white mainlander. He must struggle to fit in, learning about the culture beyond the touristic images.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1998

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1998

Released in United States on Video August 9, 2005

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States October 1998

Released in United States November 1998

Shown at Hawaii International Film Festival November 6-13, 1998.

Feature directorial debut for documentary director David Cunningham.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1998

Released in United States on Video August 9, 2005

Released in United States 1998 (World premiere at the 1998 AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival.)

Released in United States October 1998 (Shown at American Film Institute (AFI) Los Angeles International Film Festival (New Directions) October 22-31, 1998.)

Released in United States November 1998 (Shown at Hawaii International Film Festival November 6-13, 1998.)