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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:
The whole story, a realistic story See more (66 total) »

Cast

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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
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 »
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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:
All four female leads, Anne (Hannah Taylor Gordon), her sister Margot (Jessica Manley), her mother (Tatjana Blacher) and Auguste Van Pels (Brenda Blethyn) all agreed to lose their hair for the scenes in the concentration camp. It was a requirement of being cast in the role that Hannah and Jessica have their actual hair cut off on camera. It was an act of solidarity with the young girls that Tatjana and Brenda decided to do the same. They came up with the idea the day before the scene was to be filmed. The still photographer did a set of before and after pictures as mementos for the women.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: In the movie, the address given to the Germans of the hiding place over the telephone by the supposed informer is incorrect. The informer says the address is 263 Lindtstradt, but was actually 263 Prinsengracht. It still exists today as the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam. The real betrayer of the hiding place has never been revealed or proven beyond only circumstantial evidence. The informer depicted in the movie is based on the belief of Melissa Muller, who wrote the book (Anne Frank: A Biography) that the movie is largely based on. In her book "The Hidden Life of Otto Frank" by Carol Ann Lee, which was published in 2002 and revised in 2003, an entirely different theory as to the identity of the informer is presented. Officially, the identity of the actual informer that betrayed those in the hiding place has never been conclusively determined and most likely never will be, as most of those that would be able to shed more light on the subject have since died.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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20 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
The whole story, a realistic story, 21 May 2001
Author: Bronze from United States

This movie is so much more realistic than every other Anne Frank film. For starters it does not show Anne as a saint-like person and although she was a great, great person, she was just like every other girl (excuse me) young lady, she had her faults, and beyond Anne there were the others who had their problems.

Anne was magnificently played by Hannah Taylor Gordon. She is one of the best Annex that I have seen yet. She was perfect in her characterization and really made you love her. You looked at her on screen and you were caught in love with instantly, she was like magic on screen. She as well as Ben Kingsley and Brenda Blethyn both deserve Emmy nominations for their work.

Otto and Auguste van Pels were spot on. Ben playing Otto Frank not as a regal saintly savior of the Annex members (although in many respects he really was) but as a guiding light, the leader, and the most intelligent. Brenda Blethyn turns in another great performance as the spoiled and unadaptable Mrs. van Pels. Great in all her scenes you learn to give sympathy to this woman in a way you don't give anyone else, especially when you see her in the end.

The rest on the Annex members were also nice. Edith Frank was shown as she might really have been in real life. A woman going through a mid-life crises of sorts. Looking back and perhaps not being quite satisfied with her marriage and life. Peter van Pels was as I've never seen him before. The actor was excellent and gave life to Peter which is something I've always wanted to see from the Peter van Pels actors. Mr. van Pels and Mr. Pfeffer are wonderful too. And all of the Secret annex occupants really made a great relationship with the workers.

Lili Taylor pulled of a nice performance as Miep, very selfless and hard working. The rest were great too, including the warehouse worker. However, my main complaint was that Bep Voskuijl was shown to be an utter ditz. Maybe she was written this way because Miep said that that was the way she was, however, I did find it somewhat sad to see her portrayed that way.

The crew also pulled of excellent work. The costuming was nice. Barbara Lane was able to show with good quality how that Franks, van Pels, and Mr. Pfeffer were not poor. Never were they poor, they were very well off. I feel many costumers in the past have assumed that because they were all Jews being persecuted and in hiding that they were poor. Although the quality of clothing would have gone down with time (as shown) she still was able to put forth wonderful work. As did the art department going into nice detail to recreate the annex and the Frank house. Brilliantly filmed all around, power to the writer and producers for going outside the annex.

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