Directed by George Stevens. With Millie Perkins, Shelley Winters, Joseph Schildkraut, Richard Beymer. Harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.
Annelies "Anne" Marie Frank (?, ; 12 June 1929 early March 1945) was one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Her diary has been the basis for several plays and films. Born in the city of Frankfurt am Main in Weimar Germany, she lived most of her life in or near Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. Born a German national, Frank lost her citizenship in 1941 when Nazi Germany passed the anti-Semitic Nuremberg Laws. She gained international fame posthumously after her diary was published. It documents her experiences hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.
During the two years and one month that AnneFrank spent hiding in a Secret Annex in Amsterdam during World War II, she kept a diary of her experiences. Discover more about AnneFrank in this profile of her life.
Otto Heinrich "Pim" Frank (12 May 1889 – 19 August 1980) was a German-born businessman and the father of AnneFrank and Margot Frank. As the sole member of his family to survive the Jewish Holocaust, he had inherited Anne's manuscripts after her untimely death, arranged for the publication of her diary in 1947, and oversaw its translation to the stage and screen.
AnneFrank was a young girl who was caught up in the horror of the Holocaust. She received a diary for her 13th birthday, and began penning the words that would make her forever memorable. Read about her hopes, dreams, fears, and tears. Here are just a few quotes from AnneFrank.