Directed by: George Stevens
Starring: Joseph Schildkraut, Millie Perkins, Richard Beymer, Shelley Winters
Genres: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Question: Why does the play start with The Van Daans already at the Annex when it's clear that they arrive a week later in the diary?
Answer: Movies do not always exactly follow the books they are adapted from. Oftentimes scenes and/or characters are changed, deleted, or streamlined, often because there is a limited amount of time in a movie to tell the story. In this case, it just simplified the plot by having the Van Daans already at the Annex, eliminating the need for two separate arrivals and instead focusing on the Frank family's reactions to their situation.
Question: Is Anne really a trouble maker?
Chosen answer: No more than any other adolescent. Anne Frank experienced a typical teen rebellious stage. She was close to her father, but her relationship with her mother, as with many girls, was strained, resulting in friction among the entire group. Also, being confined in such a small space with adults you are unrelated to and have little in common with while everyone's life is in constant danger created additional problems, causing her to, at times, to act out in frustration.
Question: Was the part at the camp actually filmed at the actual camp?
Chosen answer: No, it wasn't.
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Anne Frank: I want to go on living even after I'm dead.
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