Plot & Details
This made-for-television drama first aired on NBC and was made shortly after the tragic stand-off in Waco, Texas when a conflict between the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and a group of cultist led by charismatic leader and self-proclaimed messiah David Koresh turned into a bloody battle that left the believers' compound burned and many dead. Soon after the dust settled, investigations revealed that the bloodshed may have been unnecessary. Filmed on location, near Tulsa, Oklahoma, the film recounts events before, during and after the catastrophe.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 93min.
- DVD Release Date: 06/21/2005
- Director(s): Dick Lowry
- Starring: Tim Daly , Dan Lauria , William O'Leary , Neal McDonough , Lewis Smith
- Themes: Crime Gone Awry,Religious Zealotry
- Keywords: FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), cult, invasion, investigator, weapons, bad-guy, charisma, death, good-guy, investigation, last-stand, mass-suicide, murder, religion, suicide, suicide-attempt
- Language: English