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  • Hidden Heritage Inspires Director

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 27, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    British film director Stephen Frears was drawn to "Liam," about the making of an anti-Semite, partly because of a startling family secret he discovered in his late 20s.

    His brother blurted out the news during his grandmother's 90th birthday party, not long after Frears had married a...