Based on the diary of a teenage girl in hiding in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.
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David Mamet's interpretation of the story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.

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 Miep Gies (5 episodes, 2009)
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 Peter Van Daan (5 episodes, 2009)
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 Hermann Van Daan (5 episodes, 2009)
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 Albert Dussel (5 episodes, 2009)
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 Otto Frank (5 episodes, 2009)
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 Edith Frank (5 episodes, 2009)
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 Margot Frank (5 episodes, 2009)
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 Anne Frank (5 episodes, 2009)
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 Petronella Van Daan (5 episodes, 2009)
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 Mr Kugler (5 episodes, 2009)
Roger Frost ...
 Mr Kleiman (5 episodes, 2009)
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 Bep Voskuijl (4 episodes, 2009)
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Based on the diary of a teenage girl in hiding in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.

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Harrowing, poignant, sensitive and wonderfully acted- in short amazing!
12 April 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love a good TV drama, and The Diary of Anne Frank is that. Along with Occupation, it was one of the highlights of 2009, having been profoundly moved and disturbed by the events detailed in Anne Frank's diary since I was a little girl in primary school, this was a harrowing, poignant, sensitive and wonderfully acted mini-series that stayed true to the book. The mini-series is exquisite to look at, stunning costumes and settings, and the house was exactly like the house in real life. The writing is unusually sensitive, I never felt the mini-series got overly-dramatic or overly-sentimental, quite the opposite, and I think the writing really helped with that. The direction is excellent, and the music is haunting and evocative. It was the acting though where the Diary of Anne Frank really soared. Ellie Kendrick, instead of the obnoxious teenager she could have been, made for an intelligent yet somewhat lively Anne, very like the Anne in the book. Iain Glen is charming as the perfect father figure and Tamsin Grieg is luminous and quiet as the mother. Lesley Sharp is exceptional as Petronella, a selfish and independent matriarch, her actions were very entertaining. Then there is the sudden discovery, even for those who had read the book it was emotional, intense and sudden. Overall, this is a brilliant mini-series, in my opinion it is a must see! 10/10 Bethany Cox


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