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Ambush in Waco

Ambush in Waco

Dick Lowry (1993)

88min
18 Certificate
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These days, when a major tragedy is breaking in the States, it seems that TV executives often beat the emergency services to the scene to sign up those all-important film rights. The competition must have been tough for this true story: the movie was started even before the notorious siege of the Christian fundamentalist stronghold in Waco, Texas, had reached its tragic conclusion. Timothy Daly stars as David Koresh, the psychotic leader of the cult who takes on the might of law and order, including Dan Lauria of The Wonder Years fame. Gripping, although faintly distasteful, stuff, efficiently directed by Dick Lowry.

Summary

Fact-based drama about the life of American religious leader David Koresh, whose belief in his own divinity eventually led to a violent and tragic confrontation with the authorities. Starring Timothy Daly and Dan Lauria.

Cast & Crew

David Koresh Timothy Daly
Bob Blanchard Dan Lauria
Jason Neal McDonough
Laura Marley Shelton
Cole Kent Broadhurst
Sue Llamas Anne Gee Byrd
Adrian William O'Leary
Michelle Heather McAdam
Sheriff Russ Clu Gulager
Conway LeBleu Glenn Morshower
Director Dick Lowry
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Guidance: Contains some violence and swearing. Available on: Available on video and DVD

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