Frank takes Pia Postman hostage on live TV, threatening to execute her after she accepts the blame for his daughter's suicide.

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Pia Postman
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Frank McGrath
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Dr. Christine Winter
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Marge Fong
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Tony Grenaldi
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Hank Wilson
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Hal Damon
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Captain Tanner
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JoAnn McGrath
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Lt. Clay Maloney
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Sally McGrath
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Man in Yellow Shirt
Leslie Ackerman
Karen Hensel
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Frank takes Pia Postman hostage on live TV, threatening to execute her after she accepts the blame for his daughter's suicide.

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Engrossing
7 December 2003 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

I found this movie this morning on TNT and it has to be one of the best TV movies I've seen in a while. I agree with the previous poster - David Morse is one of the most underrated actors today. His performance was unbelievable. Toward the end, I was even feeling sorry for Frank. It actually broke my heart when...

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s p a c e ... the SWAT team shot him.

The movie was utterly engrossing from beginning to end, with a realistic feel. It was almost as if I was watching an actual hostage crisis unfold. Very creative, wonderful performances and a great story. I gave it a ten.


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