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Hanneli and Anne (2017)

Best friends since kindergarten, Hannah Pick-Goslar (Hanneli) and Anne Frank grew up together in Amsterdam. In 1940, when Holland was invaded by the Nazis, Hanneli and Anne had no idea that their lives were going to change forever.


Ali Barr, Sally Meyer


Sally Meyer




Credited cast:
Nicola Posener ... Margot Frank
Skyler M. Day ... Ericka
Charla Bocchicchio ... Mrs. Abrahams (as Charla Cochran)
Chelsea Jurkiewicz ... Nanette
Camrey Bagley Fox ... Hanneli Goslar
John F. Cruz ... Simon
Karlee Broschinsky ... Tali
Grace Hallows Grace Hallows ... Lena
Melissa Cannon ... Prisoner (as Melissa Cannon-Robertson)
Jessica Hadlock Jessica Hadlock ... Bully
Avery Pizzuto ... Anne Frank
Brooke Besikof ... Jacque Van Maarsen
Nanci Wudel ... Edith Frank
Jamie Lynn Bolton Jamie Lynn Bolton ... Woman Thief
Cathy Tidwell ... Rabbi's wife


In the summer of 1942, Anne and her family were forced into hiding and Hanneli was told that the Frank family had fled to Switzerland, and the best friends were abruptly parted. In June, 1943, Hanneli and her surviving family were sent to a camp in Westerbork, northeastern Holland, where they were prisoners until they were transported to Bergen Belsen, Alballalager, a 'privileged camp' in February, 1944. In November of 1944, thousands of new inmates arrived at Bergen-Belsen. Alballalager was divided down the middle by barbed wire covered with straw to keep the camp separated. The penalty for talking to prisoners on the other side of the barbed wire was death. In February, 1945, Hanneli finds out that her dear friend, Anne, is on the other side of the fence, and not in Switzerland, as she previously thought. When darkness falls, she approaches the high fence, and by a miracle, she is able to make contact with Anne. Even though they cannot see each other because of the straw, they meet ...

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In Spite Of Everything


Short | Biography | Drama

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Great Casting
2 January 2019 | by stephaniebroscemilySee all my reviews

The cast in this film were selected perfectly! Strong storyline and beautiful costumes. I love that it is a real story and I felt so sad for the girl getting bullied and the people in the camps, made me so sad.

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4 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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Hanneli and Anne, the true story See more »

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Kamas, Utah, USA

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