May 1992, Los Angeles erupts in righteous anger when four LAPD cops are set free after the brutal bashing of Rodney King. Sydney filmmaker Cynthia Smart finds herself in a city aflame. Buckle up! It's going to be a dramatic night in L.A. as the tanks roll in and the city goes into lockdown. John Lennon said it. Life's what happens when you're busy making other plans. And does't she know it, the tough and troubled career woman Cynthia Smart.