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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
20 May 2001 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The hiding was only the beginning See more »
Plot:
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.
Awards:
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 21 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
This could be the saddest story ever filmed See more (66 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 48)

Ben Kingsley ... Otto Frank (2 episodes, 2001)

Hannah Taylor Gordon ... Anne Frank (2 episodes, 2001)
Jean-Luc Julien ... Various Characters (2 episodes, 2001)
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Series Directed by
Robert Dornhelm (2 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Writing credits
Kirk Ellis (2 episodes, 2001)
Melissa Müller (2 episodes, 2001)

Series Produced by
Kirk Ellis .... co-producer (2 episodes, 2001)
David R. Kappes .... producer (2 episodes, 2001)
Tomas Krejci .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2001)
Hans Proppe .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Original Music by
Graeme Revell (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Elemér Ragályi (1 episode, 2001)
 
Series Film Editing by
Christopher Rouse (2 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Casting by
Job Gosschalk (2 episodes, 2001)
Risa Kes (2 episodes, 2001)
Meg Liberman (2 episodes, 2001)
Camille H. Patton (2 episodes, 2001)
Suzanne Smith (2 episodes, 2001)
Angela Terry (2 episodes, 2001)

Saida van der Reijd (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Ondrej Nekvasil (1 episode, 2001)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jan Vlasák (1 episode, 2001)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Marie Raskova (1 episode, 2001)
 
Series Costume Design by
Barbara Lane (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Eva Ungrová-Malíková .... hair stylist / makeup artist (2 episodes, 2001)

Michele Baylis .... personal makeup artist: Sir Ben Kinglsey / wigs: Sir Ben Kinglsey (unknown episodes)
Josef Lojik .... key hair designer / key makeup designer (unknown episodes)
Rene Stejskal .... prosthetic makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Katerina van Gemundova .... makeup department interpreter (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Michal Cerveny .... unit manager (unknown episodes)
Mirka Janatova .... second unit manager (unknown episodes)
Brenda K. Kyle .... executive in charge of production (unknown episodes)
Deborah Romare .... post-production supervisor (unknown episodes)
Pavel Solc .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Michelle Weller .... production supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Matthew J. Clark .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Richard Gironi .... first assistant director: second unit (unknown episodes)
Keith Hlady .... second unit director (unknown episodes)
Larry D. Horricks .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Petr Kaderabek .... second second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Philip Seeger .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
Michaela Strnadova .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Jeremy Willis .... first assistant director: second unit (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Milan Babik .... propman (unknown episodes)
Dennis Todorovic .... art department coordinator (unknown episodes)
Marketa Tom .... art department assistant (unknown episodes)
Karel Vanásek .... property master (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Erik Aadahl .... sound effects editor (1 episode, 2001)
Michael Babcock .... sound effects editor (1 episode, 2001)
David Beadle .... dialogue editor (1 episode, 2001)
John Benson .... supervising sound editor (1 episode, 2001)
Walt Bost .... supervising sound editor (1 episode, 2001)
Andrew Ellerd .... sound effects editor (1 episode, 2001)
Sonya Henry .... dialogue editor (1 episode, 2001)
Patrick Hogan .... dialogue editor (1 episode, 2001)
Helen Luttrell .... dialogue editor (1 episode, 2001)
Ralph Osborn III .... dialogue editor (1 episode, 2001)
Timothy Pearson .... foley artist (1 episode, 2001)
Jeff Sawyer .... sound effects editor (1 episode, 2001)
Gretchen Thoma .... foley artist (1 episode, 2001)

Jaroslav Jehlicka .... sound mixer: second unit (unknown episodes, 2001)
Paul Drenning .... foley mixer (unknown episodes)
Stephen Fitzmaurice .... adr mixer (unknown episodes)
Michal Holubec .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
Terry O'Bright .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Roman Rigo .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Jim Healy .... special effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Martin Kubricht .... special effects crew (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Ondrej Stibinger .... telecine colorist dailies (2 episodes, 2001)

Gary E. Beach .... visual effects consultant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Imre Sisa .... key and dolly grip (2 episodes, 2001)

Jan Simecek .... electrician (unknown episodes, 2001)
Keith Hlady .... director of photography: second unit (unknown episodes)
Viktor Lonek .... video assist operator (unknown episodes)
Zdenek Mrkvicka .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Marci Ragályi .... focus puller: loader (unknown episodes)
Nickolas Dylan Rossi .... additional second assistant camera: second unit (unknown episodes)
Jaromir Simek .... gaffer: second unit (unknown episodes)
Petr Svoboda .... best boy: second unit (unknown episodes)
Roman Vales .... best boy (unknown episodes)
Stanislav Vales .... camera loader (unknown episodes)
András Váradi .... camera operator: "b" camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Nancy Bishop .... Czech casting executive (2 episodes, 2001)

Jirí Hrstka .... extras casting (unknown episodes)
Angela Terry .... casting associate (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Gino Panaro .... colorist (1 episode, 2001)

Andrea Folprecht .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Martin Hubacek .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Wolfgang Amadeus .... scoring mixer (unknown episodes)
Melissa Deanne Ferguson .... music editor (unknown episodes)
Matthew Ferraro .... orchestrator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Gabriela Dolenska .... transportation coordinator (unknown episodes)
Gabriela Dolenski .... transportation coordinator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Vladimir Kesl .... computer technician (unknown episodes, 2001)
Alisa Buckley .... assistant to producer (unknown episodes)
Kathi Danielson .... first assistant accountant (unknown episodes)
Marketa Dankova .... assistant production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Cody Dorkin .... adr voice (unknown episodes)
Boban Dvorak .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Michal Engrth .... assistant accountant (unknown episodes)
Suzanne Friedline .... adr revoicing (unknown episodes)
Tereza Horakova .... production secretary (unknown episodes)
Marianna Krenova .... stand-in (unknown episodes)
Darko Stavrik .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Jan Svoboda .... assistant location manager (unknown episodes)
Aneta Valaskova .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Jana Vesela .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Zdenek Vrubel .... cashier (unknown episodes)
Anne Wilson .... production accountant (unknown episodes)
Gabriella Winkler .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Dale Wyatt .... dialogue coach (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
120 min | Israel:180 min | Sweden:190 min | USA:189 min (DVD version) | UK:190 min (DVD) | USA:190 min (copyright length)
Language:
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Brazil:14 | Finland:K-11 | Singapore:PG | Sweden:11 | UK:12 | USA:Not Rated (DVD rating) | USA:TV-14 (original rating)
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
This mini-series' final episode's closing epilogue states: "One and a half million children were murdered in the genocide the Nazis called "The Final Solution". Anne Frank's story is only one of them."See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: During one of the air-raid scenes, Anne expresses hatred for all Germans. Otto reminds Anne that she is German, and she expresses surprise over this statement, asking Margot to confirm that they were Dutch. Actually, Anne knew full well that she was German, and expressed several times in her diary her sorrow over her "fatherland" being hijacked by the Nazis.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
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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28 out of 31 people found the following review useful.
This could be the saddest story ever filmed, 15 January 2004
Author: (steve_howard84@yahoo.com.au) from Sydney, Australia

This well-made TV movie is a very moving experience. Seeing in graphic detail how a well-adjusted and endearing teenage girl deals with the horrors of persecution as her family is forced into hiding to avoid the Nazi terror cannot fail to engage the heart and mind. It shows Anne before the Nazi invasion of Holland as a bubbling girl eager for education and socialisation. Her indomitable spirit is well portrayed during her family's long months of hiding in the back of a factory in Amsterdam. Her physical deterioration after her capture is shown graphically, as is her will to survive to make her mark upon the world. Ironically, she did make her mark upon the world posthumously through her diary, the most-widely read work of non-fiction in the world after the Bible.

For me, the virtual incarceration of her family in the factory was very sad and thought-provoking. Taken from their normal lives and stripped of all those things they held dear, Anne's family strives to remain positive of better times ahead. How would we fare if required to give up all that we possessed and go into hiding for fear of our lives? A totally depressing thought, and yet that is what happened to Anne and her family.

The later scenes, after the family was captured, humiliated, separated and sent to concentration camps, is simply tragic.

The fine performances of Hannah Taylor-Gordon in the title role and Ben Kingsley as her father, Otto Frank, deserve special mention, although the entire cast was believable. Hannah Taylor-Gordon's performance was a revelation - she conveyed a range of emotions that superbly captured Anne's spirit and also her human weaknesses.

The movie is not without its weaknesses. It is slow at times and could perhaps been improved by tighter editing, although this may have detracted from the accurate portrayal of the tediousness of living concealed behind closed doors for so long a period.

The concentration camp scenes are disturbing and Anne's gradual physical deterioration is depressing. It is not a movie to entertain but one to stir the emotions and the resolve to ensure that this sort of persecution and genocide is never again allowed to happen.

It is also a depressing reminder that it still is happening in various parts of the world.

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