Elizabeth Montgomery (Belle Starr) stars in the gripping and emotional drama about Abigail Foster, a woman who contracts a rare condition that puts her into a coma at 17. She awakens 20 years later to a world completely foreign to her. Chronologically, Abigail is a grown woman but emotionally she is still a teenager in fragile health. Now she must compress a lifetime of experiences and maturing into a few frightening months. Costarring screen legend Dorothy McGuire (The Enchanted Cottage) as Abigail's mother and Karen Grassle (TV 's Little House on the Prairie) as her sister, Between the Darkness and the Dawn is a moving and touching film about a woman learning to live again.