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Coming Soon to Netflix: World War II Biopic Film ‘My Best Friend Anne Frank’

The Netflix original film, My Best Friend Anne Frank, will debut on Netflix on Tuesday, February 1 2022.

The movie has been around for some months now, making a theatrical release in the Netherlands in September last year. The 1 hour 43 minutes film has so far received a 6.6/10 rating on IMDb, where 83% of the audience liked it.

What to Expect

My Best Friend Anne Frank is directed by Ben Sombogaart, known for his Oscar nomination for the drama romance film Twin Sisters (2002).

This movie is based on the biography of Anne Frank written by Alison Leslie Gold. The book is called Anne Frank: Reflections of a Childhood Friend. It explores the friendship between Anne Frank and Hannah Goslar, which is exactly what the movie is about.

The duo were best BFFs just about the time when World War II broke out in Europe. Three years after Frank’s family runs away from the war, the best friends meet again at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Hannah risks her life in an attempt to help her weak friend.

My Best Friend Anne Frank marks the first biopic movie made out of the Netherlands based on Anne Frank’s life.

Where to Find The Trailer

Netflix hasn’t released the movie’s official trailer yet. But you can find its Dutch trailer, released by Dutch FilmWorks on December 1 2020.

You may not understand what there’re saying, but you can definitely relate to the nostalgic events as the two friends navigate their relationship amidst the difficulties of Nazi segregation. Here’s the trailer:

Cast

They may be new to the international audience but certainly not new to acting. Here are the actors featured in the film: Aiko Beemsterboer as Anne Frank, Josephine Arendsen as Hannah Goslar, Lottie Hellingman as Hannah’s mother, Roeland Fernhout as Hannah’s father, Stefan de Walle as Anne’s father, Björn Freiberg as Officer Bruno, Hans Peterson as Driver Heinz, Zsott Trill as Fritz, Adél Jordán as Mária and Tünde Szalontay as Èva.

 

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