Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 11 wins & 26 nominations.
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Manoj Night Shyamalan
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[His advice to younger filmmakers] Work on your authenticity, your own voice. It's true for everything, not just movie-making. Know yourself. Hone your point of view with the people you're around and the experiences you have. Be attentive. A rich, specific and unusual point of view is going to be very successful in any film.
Maintains his offices and screening room in a converted barn in suburban Philadelphia.
Films often use an event from the main character's past as a major connection to what is happening in the present (the Vincent Gray case in The Sixth Sense
(1999), the car crash in Unbreakable
(2000), the death of the wife in Signs