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First Trailer For Lifetime's Interracial/Interfaith Romance 'Twist Of Faith' Debuts (Toni Braxton, Mykelti Williamson)

by Tambay A. Obenson
January 31, 2013 2:30 PM
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It will be one of 3 movies headlining Lifetime's Black History Month celebration - Twist of Faith, starring Toni BraxtonMykelti Williamson and David Julian Hirsh.

It's changed titles twice - first it was called A Moment In Time, and then it became A Narrow Bridge, and finally settled on Twist of Faith.


Jacob Fisher (Hirsh), an Orthodox Jewish Cantor and amateur songwriter who resides in Brooklyn, New York, witnesses the senseless murder of his wife and three children. Catatonic, Jacob walks out on his Jewish mourning ritual, leaving behind his Jewish garments, wallet and keys. Abandoning his identity, he wanders aimlessly, hoping somehow to understand his tragedy. Fortuitously, he lands in Brent, Alabama (population 2,500), where he is embraced by Nina (Braxton), a single mother and the lead singer of a small gospel choir (an unlikely finalist in the competition to determine the best gospel choir in Alabama), her Uncle Moe (Williamson) and their gospel community who help his return to life while music brings Nina and Jacob together as they try to make sense of his past and their possible future.

Braxton's 9-year-old son Diezel plays her son in the movie as well, which will premiere on Saturday, February 9, at 8pm ET/PT.

Lifetime has released the tele-pic's very first trailer, which is embedded below, along with a bunch of pics from the romantic drama:

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  • noellee wellington | April 12, 2013 2:10 PMReply

    This movie is very nice. It's also touching especially when they killed jacob family. Nena deserve that space in his heart

  • Bea K. | March 31, 2013 2:58 PMReply

    Saw the movie and really enjoyed it. Hope it's on DVD soon.

  • Dorothy Coburn | March 9, 2013 1:33 PMReply

    I would love to get the song "This very moment" also. Please let me know if there is any way to get it. Thank You!

  • vicki leblanc | February 12, 2013 5:08 PMReply

    Hi I would love to purchase the song in the movie Twist of Faith but can't find it. Is the anyway I could get information on how to gt the song from Itunes or any other way. Please email me back ASAP Please. Thank You it is a Beautiful song!!!! It was the song the won for the contest!!!! Thank you, vickie

  • Sam.r | February 3, 2013 10:41 AMReply

    Thanks for reminding me why I don't watch the mind control box any more.

  • Jen | February 2, 2013 7:36 PMReply

    The hair and makeup artists Lifetime uses suck ! The actresses always end up looking like tepid dishwater. I can just imagine how plain and boring Toni Braxton is going to look.
    If the Lifetime glam squad can't make our porcelain skin cousins look good, you just have to know they are going to make our beloved brownie, Toni Braxton look boring as hell.

  • ALM | January 31, 2013 5:51 PMReply

    I'll have to watch and see. Her son has gotten so tall!!!

  • 77frank | January 31, 2013 3:17 PMReply

    Like to see on air

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