One single Anne Frank moves us more than the countless others who suffered just as she did but whose faces have remained in the shadows-Primo Levi. The Oscar®-winning Helen Mirren will introduce audiences to Anne Frank’s story through the words in her diary. The set will be her room in the secret refuge in Amsterdam, reconstructed in every detail by set designers from the Piccolo Theatre in Milan. Anne Frank this year would have been 90 years old. Anne’s story is intertwined with that of five Holocaust survivors, teenage girls just like her, with the same ideals, the same desire to live: Arianna Szörenyi, Sarah Lichtsztejn-Montard, Helga Weiss and sisters Andra and Tatiana Bucci. Their testimonies alternate with those of their children and grandchildren. Off “the set”, a girl of today will lead us on a journey to get to know the places that were part of Anne’s short life and her feelings. She speaks to us through social networks. In fact, photos and posts are her language, and in this…
User Reviews: This documental is way more then a way to teach what happened in the holocaust with Anne’s words, this was a way to enhance the goal of the history which is to learn about the past in order to not give up on the same mistakes the humanity did, all this into the new generations, feeling it more personal and close to it, a way to scream that the racism we all still live for different reasons is a unnecessary event.
That’s how I could define this documental: A bridge between adults’ history and the young ones.