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Manoj Night Shyamalan
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on the power of cinema] I once wrote an article about the Nuremburg trial and on the evil of the Nazis. These people were animals. And their faces throughout the trial were like ice, except for the moment when they showed a movie in the courtroom. When the lights went down and they showed the footage of the bodies being pushed into the pits, their expressions changed and they became emotional. ...
Made many films using a video camera when he was young. When his theatrical films go to DVD, he puts in a scene from one of his childhood films that marks his first attempt at the same kind of movie. The Sixth Sense
(1999) includes the ghost story Nightmare on Old Gulf, Unbreakable
(2000) includes the action movie Millionaire, Signs
(2002) includes the monster movie Pictures, and The Village ...
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.)