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Back in the 70s there was a very interesting UK/Canada co-production called Power Play, about the planning and execution of a military coup in a fictional and un-named possibly European country (it was filmed in Yugoslavia IIRC). It was inspired by Edawrk Luttwak's "Coup D'Etat: A Practical Handbook".
Anyway, in the film the country used a vertical tricolour of blue,
yellow and green. It was used very consistently throughout, with it
appearing on all the military vehicles - and the designers also worked
out an air force roundel (concentric green-yellow-blue) and
Presidential Standard (the flag with a coat of arms on the yellow
Roy Stilling, 10 February 1996
The movie was completed in 1978, and was filmed mainly in Canada with an international cast.
12 January 2005