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The Dramatic Comedian

Screenwriter and former stand-up Rob Festinger turns his angst into a Oscar nomination for "In the Bedroom."

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/the_dramatic_comedian_20020322

Screenwriter Rob Festinger, an ex-professional Seinfeld look-alike, said his childhood was "very effusive, very Jewish, very screaming." Which is why he's the last guy you'd expect to be an Oscar contender for Todd Field's "In the Bedroom," the ultimate Yankee-angst flick of the year.

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