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The Coup
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Information
Release Date 29 April, 2012 (Part One); 9 May, 2012 (Part Two)
Director Superpenguin55
Film Company Lone Penguin Films
Running Time 15:52 (Part One: 5:49; Part Two: 10:03)
Main Actors Superpenguin55, Zilex1000, Jayplaygame123
Genre Action, Adventure
Movie Rating Rank EC

The Coup is a two-part 2012 action film directed by Superpenguin55. It follows Leo, a citizen of the fictional country of Durnsia, where the government was taken over by the military in a coup, and follows his escape from the country.

Parts

The film was split in two parts, released in the span of a month.

Part One

In this part we are introduced to the main character, Leo. We are additionally introduced to the coup, which happens very rapidly.

Part Two

This part follows Leo's execution of his escape, and the following events.

Cast

Part One

Main Cast
Actor/Actress Role
superpenguin55 President, Military Advisor, Leo, Mary Goodman, Cody Lee, Mister Lee
Zilex1000 President, Thomas, Leo

Part Two

Main Cast
Actor/Actress Role
superpenguin55 President, Military Advisor, Leo, Mister Lee, Soldier
Zilex1000 Thomas, Leo, Mister Lee
Daveo340 Military Advisor
Jayplaygame123 Soldier
Kasert Cody Lee

Reception

Flag Movie

The flag of Durnsia, the country where TC is set.

The film has been receiving generally positive comments, and is recognized as Super's best film to date. The film has made it to many 'Top 10' lists. It made No. 8 on CosimoValuta's list, No. 7 on Brisingric's, No. 5 on ThecapcomFreak's, No. 4 on Tompengu's, and No. 1 on Zilex1000's list.

Awards

2012 ROBLOX Film Awards

Award Awarded to... Results
Best ROBLOX Film Superpenguin55 Nominated (Winner Never Announced)

2013 ROBLOX Film Awards

Award Awarded to... Results
Best Action Film Superpenguin55 Nominated (Winner Never Announced)

Trivia

  • The name of the country (Durnsia) is never shown or revealed during the films.
  • The film's original title was Refuge. This title was used in the draft script.
  • A sequel to The Coup had been planned, however never came to fruition.
  • The film was completed on a zero budget - no expenses were incurred during production.

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