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Coup d'état

A retired combat veteran; working to keep his business running under pandemic restrictions and massive governmental regulations, is on a much needed weekend retreat when he receives a cryptic phone call from his former commander; now a United States Senator, embarking him on a covert mission he can’t refuse, and one he knows he may never return from.

  • Matthew Skutnik
  • Matthew Skutnik
  • Matthew Skutnik
  • Ben Hjelm
    Key Cast
  • Elise Morrisette
    Key Cast
  • Cynthia Zeitler
    Key Cast
    "News Caster"
  • Patrick L'heureuxs
    Key Cast
  • Matthew Skutnik
    Key Cast
    "The Senator"
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    22 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 8, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Matthew Skutnik

Matthew Skutnik was trained as a classical composer at the Hartt School of Music in West Hartford, Ct. and has been working in graphic arts and video production for over twenty years. He began his creative career working as a 3D animator/artist in the video game industry, and now works as a Creative Director. He has worked on over 12 published game titles, and over a hundred video productions from commercials, to short form documentaries, and corporate videos.

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