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Season 40, Episode 9 The Diary of Anne Frank

First Aired: April 11, 2010

The powerful "The Diary of Anne Frank" dramatizes the two years that the Jewish teenager, her family and four others hid in a secret annex above her father's office in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. Ellie Kendrick is mesmerizing as the intense, headstrong teen, who copes with confinement by chronicling daily life in her diary. The strong cast also features Iain Glen as her optimistic father, Tasmin Greig as her mother, with whom Anne often disagrees, and Felicity Jones as her reserved sister Margot.

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  • Premiered: January 10, 1971
  • Rating: TV-PG
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