The neighbourhood troublemaker and a police officer on his first day on duty reluctantly team up in order to escape Port of Spain during the first day of the 1990 attempted coup. They trip over each other’s personalities as they stumble to escape the chaos-filled streets of the capital.
| Trinidad and Tobago
Ryan Lee was born and lives in San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago. A graduate of the UWI Film Programme, his first film, the short documentary Popo’s Journey (2012), was a ttff/12 selection. In addition to Flying the Coup (2014), his short Cubes (2013) is also a ttff/14 selection.