Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, Andrea Riseborough star in this nail-biting dramatisation of the notorious siege. On February 28, 1993, the eyes of the world suddenly turned to a small religious community just outside Waco, Texas when the FBI conducted a raid on charismatic cult leader David Koresh and his devoted followers. 51 days later, a fire engulfed the compound, killing 76 men, women and children inside. What transpired over those days remains one of the most misunderstood stories in American history. Waco has come to evoke different ideas to different people - government recklessness, religious fanaticism, conspiracy theories, and cover-ups... but what really happened at Waco?