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NPR's Bob Mondello: Mamet's Familiar Cast of Characters

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NPR's Bob Mondello: Mamet's Familiar Cast of Characters

NPR's Bob Mondello: Mamet's Familiar Cast of Characters

NPR's Bob Mondello: Mamet's Familiar Cast of Characters

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Writer-director David Mamet tends to use the same actors in many of his films, in much the same way he worked with a familiar stable of actors for his stage plays in Chicago. But NPR's Bob Mondello notes that the rules are a little different with cinematic repertory companies.