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 (1998)

Richard Schenkman, who debuted with the disappointing The Pompatus of Love (1996), returned with this comedy-drama, set on the streets of Brooklyn. When young Richie (Rafael Baez) vanishes, rumor has it that he went insane at Coney Island,… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
DVD Release Date: January 15, 2008
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brent Simon
Entertainment Today

A rather bracing if awkwardly conceived drama of redemption... [whose] desolate landscapes and lonely, howling winds worthy of Nicolas Roeg's Walkabout combine [for] the look and feel of the world's most desolate shoe commercial.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Too much of the film seemed to have no place to go, just like the misinformed tourists who go to Coney in the winter and find that the Cyclone ride is not in service.

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