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

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

Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five is a 1998 American film directed by Richard Schenkman and written by Schenkman and Jon Cryer. It premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

Plot

Daniel (Jon Cryer) and Stan (Rick Stear) search for a childhood friend of theirs - Richie (Rafael Báez), who they believe may be homeless and mentally ill. The film intercuts with flashbacks from their youth to their 30s. Daniel works at a jewelry store that is basically a pawn shop. Stan, who limps as a result of a childhood medical procedure, is a borderline alcoholic and gambler who fights endlessly with his longtime girlfriend, Gabby (Ione Skye).

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    author
    director Richard Schenkman
    editor Richard LaBrie
    genre comedy-drama
    keywords jewelry store mentally ill pawn shop
    musicBy Midge Ure
    producer Jon Cryer
    productionCompany Evenmore Entertainment