Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 11 wins & 23 nominations.
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"Lady in the Water: A Bedtime Story" - Author. Little, Brown & Co. ISBN 0316017345
Manoj Night Shyamalan
5' 11" (1.80 m)
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I want to make tonal movies [like The Last Picture Show
(1971) ] where plot is almost obscene. In fact, I think I get in trouble because my movies are presented as plot-driven vehicles, so I'm perceived more for that characteristic when in reality my tastes are more here, more like Kubrick and Blow-Up
Many of his films have an important scene set in a basement. The Sixth Sense
(1999): Malcolm is in the basement when discovering important plot information; Unbreakable
(2000): David discovers his strength in a basement; Signs
(2002): The family is in the basement when the aliens attack. In The Village
(2004), when they are in the cellar (basement) Ivy discovers that Lucius really does care ...