When the war began, she was only a little girl. When it ended, she was the voice of a generation... A compassionate and sensitive televisual portrait of the Holocaust's greatest diarist.
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 Otto Frank (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Anne Frank (2 episodes, 2001)
Tatjana Blacher ...
 Edith Hollander-Frank (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Auguste Rottgen-van Pels (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Various Characters (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Margot Frank (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Miep Gies (2 episodes, 2001)
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When the war began, she was only a little girl. When it ended, she was the voice of a generation... A compassionate and sensitive televisual portrait of the Holocaust's greatest diarist.

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The ABC project was not sanctioned by Bernd Elias, Anne Frank's cousin and chairman of the Anne Frank Fonds (which owns copyright of Anne's Dairy), as a result, the film cannot directly quote "Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl". See more »

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Otto Frank's cousin Milly asked for Margot and Anne to be sent to London, not his sister, Leni, who lived in Switzerland. See more »

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Anne Frank: I want to be a champion skater, and a writer. I want my picture in all the magazines. Maybe I'll be a movie star. I want to be different from all the other girls. I want to be a modern woman, I want to travel. I want to study languages - languages and history. I want to to everything. I want to...
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Referenced in De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #5.17 (2015) See more »

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A Fantastic Adaptation of Anne Frank's Diary!
15 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Let's face this fact that Anne Frank's diary is almost as well read as the Bible, Torah, and Koran. We all know about Anne Frank, the Dutch Jewish girl, who hid in the attic with her family during World War II from the Nazis. She wrote in her diary about life in the attic and how they lived under constant fear and terror. The cast has Sir Ben Kingsley as Anne's father, Otto Frank, and lone survivor. Brenda Blethyn OBE is also in the cast. It's chilling when they get to the concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen, the separation, hair-shaving, and ritual act of dehumanizing everybody there. There was no talk among them as they sat with their hair being cut off for another purpose. We know who made it and didn't. After visiting Auschwitz in 2000, I didn't feel what I supposed to feel like ghosts and hauntings which I feared the most because it drains you emotionally. Even 60 years after the Holocaust, I fear that people are forgetting about it and not learning from it. We haven't learned because there are other Anne Franks out there. It is still a haunting and chilling testament of survival and the human spirit.


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