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Spirit of 'Weiner Dog' Lives on in 'Palindromes'

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Spirit of 'Weiner Dog' Lives on in 'Palindromes'

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Spirit of 'Weiner Dog' Lives on in 'Palindromes'

Spirit of 'Weiner Dog' Lives on in 'Palindromes'

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The new Todd Solondz film Palindromes brings a sad end to Dawn Weiner, the awkward "tween" at the center of 1995's Welcome to the Dollhouse. Actress Heather Matarazzo declined the director's repeated offers to reprise her role as "Weiner Dog."