SHORTS OUT OF COMPETITION

BEST LAST BEST PLANE RIDE EVER

Directed by James Blagden
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 10 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE BEST LAST BEST PLANE RIDE EVER
In October of 1986, the NY Mets beat the Houston Astros in the NLCS in one of the most dramatic series of the decade. This film recreates their post-game airplane celebration: three hours of unbridled chaos resulting in an airplane interior that was almost completely destroyed.
Drama, Comedy, Sports, Documentary
About the Director(s)
James Blagden began his career as an illustrator before focusing on animation. His 2010 festival favorite Dock Ellis & The LSD No-No premiered at Sundance, receiving a jury-prize. His work has been featured in the Peabody Award winning ESPN 30 for 30 documentary series, television commercials, and music videos. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and two sons.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts Out of Competition
  • Year:
    2016
  • Length:
    10 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    World
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Cast:
    Dwight Gooden, Lenny Dykstra, Kevin Mitchell, Darryl Strawberry
  • Producer:
    Chris Isenberg, Harlan Endelman, Matthew Waxman, Zein Zubi
  • Editor:
    James Blagden, Mark Phillips
  • Director:
    James Blagden
  • Executive Producer:
    Marie Donoghue, Connor Schell, John Dahl, Libby Geist, David Jacoby

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