Where is Anne Frank – ABC Film Challenge – World Cinema – W – Where Is Anne Frank – Movie Review
Director: Ari Folman
Writer: Ari Folman (Screenplay)
Cast (Voice Talent)
- Emily Carey (Wonder Woman)
- Sebastian Croft (Heartstopper)
- Ruby Stokes (Una)
- Michael Maloney (Young Victoria)
- Skye Bennett
Plot: Kitty, the imaginary girl who Anne Frank wrote to in her 1940s diary during WWII, seeks out the deceased diarist while also inspiring a wave of modern social justice for refugees.
Runtime: 1 Hour 39 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: Where Is Anne Frank starts as the diary of Anne Frank gets damaged in bad weather. This lets Kitty, Anne Frank’s imaginary friend from her time hidden during World War II. Kitty doesn’t understand the world she is in and watches the modern world visit Anne’s home.
However, during the opening hours of the home, she can’t be seen by anyone. Once the museum closes she can explore the city. Kitty starts helping people in little ways, but she is unaware of what happened to Anne. This is despite seeing everything named after her, she just isn’t ready for the world she never got to be part of.
Verdict on Where Is Anne Frank
Where Is Anne Frank is an animated drama that follows her fictional friend that comes to life in a modern era in Holland. She looks to tell her own story from her time with Anne Frank, one that could rewrite history for everyone around her.
This is a fascinating story from the fantasy world of a life people can only ever read of. We all know the tragic story of Anne Frank and how famous her diary became. This brings to life the person to write to as we are brought a magical story from a world we could never know. It also uses the tragic real events of people getting displaced by war still being a major impact on the world.
Final Thoughts – Where Is Anne Frank is an outstanding movie.