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  • Ode to a Great ‘Uncle’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 22, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Pearl Gluck sought her Chasidic forbears in "Divan"; Nathaniel Kahn pursued his estranged father in "My Architect," and now Lindsay Crystal unearths family stories in "My Uncle Berns," a quirky portrait of her wildly eccentric great-uncle.

    For the 26-year-old director -- and...