Critic Consensus: The pace is quite measured in comparison to previous episodes in the season, but "I Am Anne Frank (Part 1)" ups the stakes in a major way with some earnest and empathic character development.
as Sister Jude Martin
as Lana Winters
as Kit Walker
as Sister Mary Eunice McKee
as Dr. Oliver Thredson
as Dr. Arthur Arden
as Monsignor Timothy Howard
as Mother Superior Claudia
as Detective Byers
as Detective Miller
as Kassie Morgan
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Critic reviews for I Am Anne Frank, Pt. 1
This week's episode, "I Am Anne Frank (Part 1)," echoed Season 1's inclusion of an actual murder victim, but upped the ante big time. Seriously: ANNE FRANK.
The latest episode and first of two parts, I Am Anne Frank, makes sure to give up a few more clues to ensure that we're still paying attention. If you weren't already, tonight's episode will have you glued to the screen.
Just when you think American Horror Story can't get any more weird or whacky... Anne Frank enters the Asylum.
I found it to be the first episode to treat its characters like characters, and not like vessels for exposition or segues into different, incongruous horror stories.
Wednesday's episode - part of a season-long story arc - examines the problems of gauging reality and identity, always issues in a mental hospital.
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