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Augusta, Gone (2006)

A troubled teenager's mother tries everything she can think of to control her bad behavior, even if it means sending her away to a hokey but strict nature camp.

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Martha Tod Dudman
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Rain
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John
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Bridget
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Daisy (as Andréa Whitburn)
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Rose
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Ben Dudman
Sage Testini ...
Jack
Patricia Dahlquist ...
Lillian
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Judy
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Tony
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Bennett
Jaren Brandt Bartlett ...
Vincent
Aaron Isaacs ...
Carlos (as Aaron Logan Isaacs)
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Martha is a businesswoman and divorced mother of two children - Augusta and Jack. However, when docile Augusta becomes a teenager, feelings of anger and self-hate cause her personality to undergo a scary transformation, and Martha realizes that this is not just typical teen angst. Augusta begins doing drugs, drinking, and ends up on the streets. Her concerned mother and father reach out to an educational consultant, who advises them to send Augusta to a strict wilderness camp for troubled teens. However, even the institution's experienced and tough administrators find Augusta a difficulty to keep under control. Martha comes to realize that there is no answer to her daughter's behavior. Written by Icedberry

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On July 31, 2012 the film was released in a package of 4 Lifetime movies on DVD titled 'Surviving High School'. The other films on the DVD include For One Night, The Perfect Teacher, & Odd Girl Out. See more »

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Rose: OK, Augusta has signed agreements for what she will and will not do while you're out together. If you go shopping no black clothing, no rock music, no jewelery, no make-up, no candy. The two of you have the responsibility to watch her for drugs, stealing, and running away. Oh, and have fun!
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Slipped Away
by Avril Lavigne
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Absolutely Loved IT
18 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Generally I hate Lifetime movies like this that try to deal with teenage problems (Odd Girl Out), But Augusta, Gone is one of the greatest movies I have ever seen.

Mika Boorem did an excellent job at capturing the true emotions of a teenager and just made me love her acting more.

Tim Matheson's directing was great.

Sharon Lawrence did a great job at portraying a worried and caring mother.

I was so happy with the movie and encourage everyone to see it and see the reality of drug abuse.


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