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Diary Of Anne Frank

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Tookey's Rating
5 /10
Average Rating
6.70 /10
Millie Perkins, Joseph Schildkraut , Shelley Winters
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Directed by: George Stevens
Written by: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett from Anne Frank's diaries

Released: 1959
Genre: DRAMA
Origin: US
Colour: BW
Length: 170

A Dutch-Jewish family hides from the Nazis for two years in an attic.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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The big, cinemascope screen does nothing for the taut, claustrophobic story; nor does its excessive length, and Millie Perkins seems too old and knowing for the central role. However, the story itself is naturally poignant, and George Stevens directs with sensitivity.

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