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Dawn Anna (2005)

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 10 January 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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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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.

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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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Technical Specs

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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Debra WInger was Awesome
23 September 2005 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

Enjoyed viewing this film and the great unity of a family with their mother and each other. There was a bonding between this family no matter what situations they seemed to face and with all the odds against them. All the members in this film showed they all had a purpose driven life and a great will to live. One sister enjoyed watching nature in all forms of life, hawk, young baby chic and dreamed of flying through the air in her dreams. This film was well directed and very down to earth about what life is really all about. Debra Winger,(Dawn Anna Townsend),"An Officer & Gentlemen",'82, put her heart and soul into her acting as she always has in her film career. There was very joyous scenes in this film and also very bitter and heart breaking ones. Great film, with all great actors.


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