Anne Frank’s Diary of a Young Girl (1999)

France, UK, Ireland, Switzerland, 1999
stereo, English

A French/British/Irish/Swiss animated film directed by Julian Y. Wolff.

Plot Summary

An animated account of the short life of Dutch girl Anne Frank, who hid with her family from the Nazis in an attic in Amsterdam for over two years before being discovered.


Director: Julian Y. Wolff
Globe Trotter Network, Multimedia Investissements, Global Toon Network, Brookfield BS, Cleeve Studios, The Anne Frank Fonds. With the participation of the Anne Frank Fonds
International Sales: Globe Trotter, Paris
Producer: Stéphane Dykman
Screenplay: Daniel Holender, Julian Y. Wolff
Music: Carine Gutlerner

Alternative Titles

Le Journal d’Anne Frank – working title



  • Le Film Francais no.2722 (29 May 1998) p.8 – article (“Le journal d’Anne Frank”: un long métrage d’animation by Sophie Dacbert)
  • Positif no.470 (April 2000) p.52 – illustrated review (Le journal d’Anne Frank by C.V. Christian Viviani)
  • Premiere no.276 (February 2000) p.57 – illustrated review (Le journal d’Anne Frank by Christophe Carriere)
  • Télérama no.2615 (23 February 2000) pp.50-51 – illustrated review (Le journal d’Anne Frank by Jean-Claude Loiseau)
  • Variety 15 November 1999 p.93 – illustrated review (by Derek Elley)