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The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

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Starring (View all)
Millie Perkins Millie Perkins
Anne Frank
Joseph Schildkraut Joseph Schildkraut
Otto Frank
Shelley Winters Shelley Winters
Mrs. Petronella Van Daan
Richard Beymer Richard Beymer
Peter Van Daan
Gusti Huber Gusti Huber
Mrs. Edith Frank
Lou Jacobi Lou Jacobi
Mr. Hans Van Daan
Diane Baker Diane Baker
Margot Frank


Written by (View all)
Frances Goodrich Frances Goodrich
(screenplay) and
Albert Hackett Albert Hackett
(screenplay)


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A good movie

1 year, 1 month ago at Sep 16 9:02
I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but since it had been nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award, I thought I might as well check it out. On top of that, I had actually read the book a few years back so I was actually quite curious to see what they managed to do with this adaptation. Well, to be honest, if the book was just downright amazing, this movie turned out to be a dec... read more
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Description: George Stevens' life-altering experience of witnessing the death camps after WWII was doubtless responsible for his desire to adapt the famed ... Full Descriptiondiary of the teenaged Jewish girl, played by Millie Perkins. With the feared 'Green Police' or Dutch Gestapo combing Amsterdam in search of Jews, Anne, her parents, Otto (Joseph Schildkraut) and Edith (Anna Huber) another Jewish family, the Van Daans, and a dentist Albert Dussell (Ed Wynn) take refuge for two years in a small attic provided by Gentile shop owners Kraler (Douglas Spencer) and Miep (Dody Heath). Despite their precarious situation, and the sense of clau ... (more)
Release date: 17 April 1959
UPC: 024543103226
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" Notes: To be honest, if the book was just downright amazing, this movie turned out to be a decent watch but not much more than that. Basically, the most interesting thing about the book was to witness a girl growing up and going through puberty under such dramatic circumstances. Another striking element was that this experience was told from her own point of view so it focused mostly on her thoughts and feelings. Obviously, to translate this on silver screen was a big challenge and the makers "


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""The Diary of Anne Frank," adapted from a play by Frances Goodrich and Alfred Hackett, depicts the two years with the Jewish Frank family: Otto, the father (Joseph Schildkraut); Edith, the mother (Gusti Huber); Margot, the oldest daughter (Diane Baker); and Anne, the youngest daughter (Millie Perkins), who take shelter in a secret loft above a spice factory owned by Miep Gies (Dodie Heath) and Mr. Kraler (Douglas Spencer) and must remain quiet to avoid Nazi capture. Other guests in their upstair"


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johanlefourbe posted a review 1 year, 1 month ago

A good movie

“I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but since it had been nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award, I thought I might as well check it out. On top of that, I had actually read the book a few years back so I was actually quite curious to see what they managed to do with this adaptation. Well, to be honest, if the book was just downright amazing, this movie turned out to be a decent watch but not much more than that. Basically, the most interesting thing about the book was to witness a girl growing up and going through puberty under such dramatic circumstances. Another striking element was that this experience was told from her own point of view so it focused mostly on her thoughts and feelings. Obviously, to translate this on silver screen was a big challenge and the mak” read more

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