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"I Got Schooled: The Unlikely Story of How a Moonlighting Movie-Maker Learned the Five Keys to Closing America's Education Gap" - Author. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 1476716455
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Manoj Night Shyamalan
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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That's the way stories come to me, they come to me very naturally like that. If this was a story about me and someone else, I would be withholding information about them immediately. The negative thing about the twist is that it's all people are occupied with; all the gentleness in the movie is being overshadowed by the flashy cousin in the sequined vest taking centre-stage. [on surprise endings]
Frequently uses water as a sign of death or weakness (the aliens in Signs
(2002) and David Dunn in Unbreakable
(2000) both have the same weakness; in The Sixth Sense
(1999), Malcolm Crowe's killer is hiding in a bathroom. In The Village
(2004), Finton becomes too scared to continue on with Ivy when it is raining.)