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Dawn (2014)

Dawn is a quiet young teenager who longs for something or someone to free her from her sheltered life.

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Rose McGowan
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Cast

Cast overview:
Tara Lynne Barr ... Dawn
Reiley McClendon ... Charlie
Hannah Marks ... Mary French
Michael Moskewicz ... Joe
Julia Sanford ... Doris
John Grady ... Franklin
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A provocative look at a young girl's budding sexuality in restrictive Kennedy era America. Written by Rose McGowan

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USA

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English

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2015 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Astoria, Oregon, USA

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1.78 : 1
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Rose McGowan's haunting new side
22 July 2015 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

Rose McGowan first got noticed when she played Neve Campbell's friend in Wes Craven's "Scream". She's starred in a few movies since then, and now moves behind the camera. The haunting "Dawn" looks at a teenage girl living in a sheltered household in the 1950s and hoping to break out of this squeaky clean existence.

It's worth noting that this is anything but a nostalgia piece. There are some unpleasant scenes. One might interpret the movie as questioning the image of the nuclear family. McGowan shows herself to be a competent director with this movie. I not only hope that people see it, but also that people pay attention to McGowan's discussions of continuing chauvinism in entertainment.


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