Students explore the process of adapting a work of literature for the screen in this excerpt from MASTERPIECE’s 2010 adaptation of The Diary of Anne Frank. By comparing and contrasting the way in which the film and the book portray Anne’s 14th birthday celebration, students gain an understanding of the process filmmakers must go through to bring the book to life. They also explore the symbolism of the gifts Anne receives. This resource is part of the MASTERPIECE Collection.
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