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Faith Under Fire (2018)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 27 January 2018
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On the day that Antoinette Tuff considered suicide, she realized that all of her challenges had prepared her for a purpose; to save an Atlanta school under siege from a deranged killer bent on murdering the students.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Toni Braxton ... Antoinette Tuff
Trevor Morgan ... Michael Hill
Yaya DaCosta ... Kendra
David Manzanares ... Benito 'Benny' Medina
Jesse C. Boyd ... Jim Sterling
Mell Bowser ... Curtis Madison
Malik Yoba ... Lt. Franklin
Kelvin Han Yee ... Harlon Moline
Lana Young ... Principal Angela Shaw
Kate Easton ... Virginia Preston
Anthony Hill ... Mr. Carmichael
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Davis Aguila ... Suited Officer
Dionysius Akeem Dionysius Akeem ... Luke's dad
Dan Amboyer ... Russ Holder
Tony Amen Tony Amen ... Customer in Diner
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Storyline

On August 20, 2013, shortly after arriving to work at the Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, Georgia, Tuff (Braxton), the school's bookkeeper, was in the front office when Michael Hill (Trevor Morgan, Abducted), a young man with a history of mental illness, snuck in armed with an AK-47 and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. As the school went into lockdown, Tuff was left alone with Hill, who repeatedly threatened to kill everyone. Showing enormous courage and empathy, along with nerves of steel, Tuff convinced the gunman to surrender by using her own life struggles to connect with him. Tuff's faith in God guided her through the toughest moments of her life, ultimately preparing her for that fateful day in Georgia. Yaya DaCosta (Whitney) portrays Kendra Hendricks, the 911 operator relaying messages to police on the scene from Tuff.

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Taglines:

We all prepare for purpose. I s'pose this is my time. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Faith Under Fire See more »

Filming Locations:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Topanga Productions Inc. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

The story is a fictionalized account based on a true incident. The original police incident statement from Antoinette Tuff states that the Mr. Hill never threatened anyone in the school. He stated that he wanted to fight the police. Even though Ms. Tuff actions were brave in talking to Mr. Hill, Mr. Hill never pointed his weapon at her not even came towards Ms. Tuff. Mr. Hill fired one round in to the floor, away from anyone and a male employee cowardly ran out of the office and left Ms. Tuff alone. Only when the police shot four rounds towards Mr. Hill, did Mr. Hill decide to give up. Also, Mr. Hill was never harmed either. See more »

Soundtracks

This Little Light of Mine
Music and lyrics by Harry Dixon Loes
Performed by Sam Cooke from a radio broadcast of a record, with Toni Braxton singing along
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Inspirational!
29 January 2018 | by abetterbrain137See all my reviews

The movie was much better than I had expected. It started out rather poorly, but quickly gained speed and showcased some of the best acting I've seen in a while. My only complaint is the change in the story surrounding the first gun fire and in particular, the negative way in which the custodial worker was depicted - slothful and rather ignorant. Why not stick to the way it really happened?? The scenes from the camera showed a well-dressed, professional cafeteria manager who was actually the person who was the target of the first gun fire. Why was this depiction of the custodian necessary? On the job, but sitting in the car with headphones listening to music, and later, dancing towards the school still wearing headphones. Not realistic at all!!


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