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David Mamet and Anne Frank

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Disney has acquired pic rights to a new rendition of The Diary of Anne Frank,” to be written and helmed by David Mamet.Variety, yesterday

What we imagine to be the trailer:

INTERIOR, A (SURPRISINGLY SPACIOUS) DUTCH ATTIC. DAY.

ANNE:
The thing is…

OTTO:
Yeah?

ANNE:
It’s that…

OTTO:
What?

ANNE:
It’s that I still believe…

OTTO:
Great.

ANNE:
I still believe, in spite of everything…

OTTO:
There’s a lot of shit out there.

ANNE:
There is. But I still believe.

OTTO:
I know, you believe.

ANNE:
No, what I’m saying is…

OTTO:
What the hell are you saying?

ANNE:
I’m saying that I still believe, in spite of everything…

OTTO:
Yeah?

ANNE:
That people are truly good at heart.

OTTO:
Oh yeah?

ANNE:
Yeah.

OTTO:
Fucking fool.

Mamet Takes on ‘Anne Frank’ [Variety]
Related: Anne Frank’s Diary, As Interpreted by David Mamet [Vulture]

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