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Dawn Anna (2005)

The true story of a single mom who overcomes many of life's obstacles.

Director:

Arliss Howard (as Less R. Howard)

Writers:

Robert Munic (as Albert T. Lemme), Arliss Howard | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Debra Winger ... Dawn Anna Townsend
Alex Van ... Bink
Sam Howard Sam Howard ... Josh Townsend
Stephen Warner Stephen Warner ... Matt Townsend
Krista Rae ... Kristin Townsend
Tatiana Maslany ... Lauren 'Lulu' Dawn Townsend - age 12
Robert Theberge Robert Theberge ... Shane
Quinn Singer Quinn Singer ... Lauren 'Lulu' DawnTownsend
Patricia Harras ... Mary
Greg Lawson ... Dr. Emerson
Gillian Carfra Gillian Carfra ... Crisis worker
Yuri Yeremin Yuri Yeremin ... Himself
Lee Cameron ... Health teacher
Christine Hamilton Christine Hamilton ... Tall girl
Scott Arnold Scott Arnold ... Dr. Albert Bender
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The true story of a single mom who overcomes many of life's obstacles.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Lifetime TV

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anikiti mitera See more »

Filming Locations:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Color:

Color
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Trivia

Based on the true story of Dawn Anna Townsend, a mother who tried to overcome life's obstacles after losing her daughter, Lauren "Lulu" Dawn Townsend. See more »

Quotes

Dawn Anna Townsend: Everything that's loud is hollow inside. A drum, a horn. You're not hollow, I know it. So come on, make me look bad. Give me a tough one.
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Wonderful movie!
23 February 2005 | by jewelstar21See all my reviews

This movie was the best movie I have seen on Lifetime TV so far. I cried from about halfway through the movie until the ending. It's about overcoming terrible events in one family's life and learning that in the end, everything will be OK. The actors and actresses did a superb job or portraying tragic events without taking anything away from the real life events. The cast seemed very comfortable with each other. I agree that one may not understand the meaning of the movie if they have not seen it from the beginning to the end. I would recommend a box of tissues when viewing this movie. I taped this movie and showed my mom, who cried throughout the entire movie.


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