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Sandler Takes a Serious Turn in 'Reign Over Me'

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Sandler Takes a Serious Turn in 'Reign Over Me'

Arts & Life

Sandler Takes a Serious Turn in 'Reign Over Me'

Sandler Takes a Serious Turn in 'Reign Over Me'

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Mike Binder has directed nine feature films, although before his last, The Upside of Anger, he was best known as an actor and for the television series The Mind of the Married Man.

In Reign Over Me, he gives a serious — an extremely serious — part to the comic Adam Sandler, who plays a man whose life is destroyed by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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