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Director Todd Solondz Returns with 'Palindromes'

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Director Todd Solondz Returns with 'Palindromes'

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Director Todd Solondz Returns with 'Palindromes'

Director Todd Solondz Returns with 'Palindromes'

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The film's central character is a put-upon 13-year-old, cousin of the departed Dawn Weiner of 1995's 'Welcome to the Dollhouse.' hide caption

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The new film from director Todd Solondz, Palindromes, begins with a funeral for Dawn Weiner, the memorable, much-maligned 11-year-old from the 1995 Solondz film Welcome to the Dollhouse. The main character of the new film is Dawn's cousin, but she's played by seven different and distinct actors.

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