Based on a true story, Dawn Anna was directed Arliss Howard. Debra Winger, playing Dawn Anna, is a middle age mother of four whom she's raised on her own. Through the struggle of raising four children on her own she was blessed to meet her future husband Bink who is played by Alex Van. Dawn is a busy mother and just getting used to her new husband. Just when everything seems to be going her way, a shocking twist happens. Dawn is diagnosed with a horrible, life threatening disease that makes her have to go through an operation. Thankful for her kids and husband being by her side she fights through this struggle.
Once the operation is dealt with and Dawn is recovering, all is well. Everything is going smoothly and Dawn is feeling blessed that she made it through the operation without any mishaps. She has a husband who has never left her side from day one.
Right when you think everything is settled, something unbelievable happens. Her daughter Lauren Townsend, who is played by Tatiana Maslany, is shot. She was murdered during the well known tragedy at the Columbine High School. Dawn didn't know what to think, it didn't feel real to her. She survived a major brain operation and now one of her daughters is killed. She is now facing the hardest trial in her life, to get through her daughter's death.
This movie will have you wondering how strong can one person be? How much can one person be capable of dealing with? Dawn will walk you through how she got over all the trials and tribulations life had given her.