Ana Frank’s diary

Europe Europe presents this co-production of the English BBC and the French public channel France 2. Tells the story of eight Jews that to escape from the Nazi persecution They hide in the secret room of a building in Amsterdamwhere they live for two years until they are captured by the SS.

The diary, written between 1942 and 1944 in that clandestinity, has converted Anna Frank in one of the best-known figures of the 20th century. He was four years old when he left his Germany native, thirteen when he went into hiding and had not turned sixteen when he died in a concentration camp, one of the six million victims of the Hitler’s anti-Semitic madness.

Originally produced as a miniseries of five chapters of twenty minutes each, the edited version is broadcast as a feature film. It premiered on Friday, September 29, at 10 p.m., with repeats throughout the week.

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