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  • ‘Bee’ Spells Family D-y-s-f-u-n-c-t-i-o-n-a-l

    By Susan Josephs

    November 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Screenwriter Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal knows exactly why the dysfunctional yet deeply Jewish Naumann family became her chosen muse.

    "What drew me to them," she said, "was what drew me to 'Anne Frank.' It's a story about people with whom we can all identify."

    The Naumanns are the...