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The Diary of Anne Frank

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Original title
The Diary of Anne Frank
Year
Running time
170 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett (Biography: Anne Frank)
Music
Alfred Newman
Cinematography
William C. Mellor, Jack Cardiff (B&W)
Cast
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Producer
20th Century Fox
Genre
Drama | Biography. II World War. Holocaust. Nazism
Movie Groups
Anne Frank
New
Synopsis / Plot
Based on Anne Frank's diary, and the stage play that was adapted from it: In Nazi-occupied Holland, Otto Frank and his family have decided to go into hiding, because of the increasing persecutions against Jews. The businessman Kraler and his assistant Miep prepare a hiding place in the rooms above their place of business, and arrange for the Franks and another family, the Van Daans, to stay there. Later on, they are joined by the dentist Dussel. Together, they try to avoid detection while hoping for Holland to be liberated by the Allies, but even meeting basic needs can become a challenge, and even minor incidents could present a grave risk.
Awards
1959: 3 Academy Awards: Supp. Actress (Winters), Cinematography B&W, Art Dir. 8 Nom.
1959: Golden Globes: Best Film Promoting International Understanding. 5 Nom.
1959: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1959: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Drama Screenplay
1959: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
1959: David di Donatello Awards: Golden Plate
1959: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Films
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