The Diary of Anne Frank

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Plot – During the summer of 1942, Franks family hides in an attic in Amsterdam to escape racial persecution and the Van Daan family soon joins them. They live there for two years and it’s a terrible and tough experience. Teenager Anna Frank uses to write a diary and befriends Peter Van Daan. When the Allied land in Normandy, the families revive, but a thief discovers the hiding place and tells it to the Gestapo to be freed. Anna writes for a last time she still believes in human goodness. After eight months, she dies in a concentration camp. In 1945, her father Otto is still alive and returns to his house, where he finds her daughter’s diary and reads it.

Movie Info

Title The Diary of Anne Frank

Year 1959

Director George Stevens

GenreDrama,History,War,Biography

Top 13 Quotes of “The Diary of Anne Frank” Movie

“I want to bring out all kinds of things that lie buried deep in my heart.”
Millie Perkins – Anne Frank

“Already I know what I want to do, don’t you. I want to be a journalist or something. I love to write.”
Millie Perkins – Anne Frank

“We try and hold on to some kind of ideals, when everything – ideals, hope, everything is being destroyed.”
Millie Perkins – Anne Frank

“- Anne Frank: I’ve never heard grownups quarrel before.
– Mr. Hans Van Daan: It’s not a quarrel, it’s a discussion. And I’ve never heard children so rude before.”
Millie Perkins – Anne Frank
Lou Jacobi – Mr. Hans Van Daan

“We’re not the only people that have had to suffer, there have always been people that’ve had to.”
Millie Perkins – Anne Frank

“You know what I do when I think I can’t stand another minute cooped up? I think myself outside.”
Millie Perkins – Anne Frank

“Our blessed radio. It gives us eyes and ears out into the world. We listen to the German station only for good music. And we listen to the BBC for hope.”
Millie Perkins – Anne Frank

“You know the most wonderful part of thinking yourself outside. You can have it any way you like. You can have rows of roses and violets all blooming in the same season, isn’t that wonderful!”
Millie Perkins – Anne Frank

“Always remember this Anna, there are no walls, no bolts, no locks that anyone can put on your mind.”
Joseph Schildkraut – Otto Frank

“I want to go on living even after I’m dead.”
Millie Perkins – Anne Frank

“I know it’s terrible trying to have any faith when people are doing such horrible… But you know what I sometimes think? I think the world may be going through a phase, the way I was with mother. It’ll pass. Maybe not hundreds of years, but someday. – I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are really good at heart.”
Millie Perkins – Anne Frank

“We don’t need the Nazis to destroy us. We’re destroying ourselves.”
Joseph Schildkraut – Otto Frank

“For the past two years we have lived in fear. Now we can live in hope.”
Joseph Schildkraut – Otto Frank