Coney Island Baby

Overview

American film producer Amy Hobby makes her feature debut as a director with the independent romantic comedy Coney Island Baby. Shot on digital video, the film takes place in a small section of Sligo, Ireland, affectionately known as Coney Island. Small time hooligan Billy Hayes screenwriter Karl Geary returns to the town after spending a year abroad in New York. His plan is to get back with his ex-girlfriend Bridget McGovern Laura Fraser and eventually return to the States, where they can run a gas station ...
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Overview

American film producer Amy Hobby makes her feature debut as a director with the independent romantic comedy Coney Island Baby. Shot on digital video, the film takes place in a small section of Sligo, Ireland, affectionately known as Coney Island. Small time hooligan Billy Hayes screenwriter Karl Geary returns to the town after spending a year abroad in New York. His plan is to get back with his ex-girlfriend Bridget McGovern Laura Fraser and eventually return to the States, where they can run a gas station together. Even though he claims he's a changed man, the townsfolk aren't happy to see him again and Bridget is already set to marry another guy. After buying a potato-chip delivery truck and reuniting with his salesman dad Tom Hickey, Billy runs into his old lowlife friends who are plotting a big scam. Coney Island Baby was screened at the2003 Newport International Film Festival, where Hobby won the Jury Award for Best First Time Director.
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Special Features

16x9 anamorphic presentation; Outtakes; Deleted scene; Extended scene; Biographies; Trailer; Trailer gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/2005
  • UPC: 720917547121
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Rating:

  • Source: Fox Lorber
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:33:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Karl Geary Billy Hayes
Laura Fraser Bridget McGovern
Hugh O'Conor Satchmo
Tom Hickey Mr. Hayes
Andy Nyman Franko
Patrick Fitzgerald The Duke
Marian Quinn Mrs. Boyle
Sinead Dolan Julia
Paul Ferriter Patsy
Brendan O'Shea Reg
Patrick McCabe Cab Driver
Technical Credits
Amy Hobby Director, Producer
Sarah Bacon Production Designer
Bice Berry Producer
Peter Deming Cinematographer
Andrew Fierberg Producer
Karl Geary Screenwriter
Rachel Greene Costumes/Costume Designer
Tanya Ryno Producer
Craig Seti Executive Producer
Ryan Shore Score Composer
Adrienne Stern Casting
Thomas G. Varga Sound/Sound Designer
Andrew Weisblum Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Coney Island Baby
1. Opening [:15]
2. No Women [5:45]
3. Lovely Leisure [8:07]
4. 5 lbs. of Diesel [7:47]
5. A Man Called Franco [8:13]
6. I've Got 5 Minutes [10:07]
7. Selling Ballcocks [8:35]
8. No Biscuit [7:20]
9. Put the Toys Down [8:33]
10. Where's Me Tea? [6:47]
11. Drive Carefully [8:03]
12. Closing Credits [9:54]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Coney Island Baby
   Play Feature
   Scene Selection
   Special Features
      Bonus Footage
         Play All
         Outtakes
         Deleted Scene
         Extended Scene
      Biographies
         Pattrick Fitzgerald
         Laura Fraser
         Karl Geary
         Tom Hickey
         Andy Nyman
         Hugh O'Conor
      Trailer Gallery
         Play All
         Wild Side
         Palindromes
         Nina's Tragedies
         The Beat That My Heart Skipped
         Kings & Queen
      Coming Attractions
         Play All
         Reel Paradise
         Dear Wendy
         Unknown White Male
   Trailer
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