"Lady in the Water: A Bedtime Story" - Author. Little, Brown & Co. ISBN 0316017345
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Manoj Night Shyamalan
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[on the kind of films he'd like to make] Right now, I'm starting to believe that the future for me, what I want to do, and I know it sounds very hypocritical now, since I'm making this giant movie with Will Smith
, is to be like the Coen brothers and make small movies where I can take great artistic risks and do stuff that I know 30% of the audience is not going to like, because I'm making it for ...
Has made on-screen appearances in several of his own movies, beginning with a lead role in his debut feature, Praying with Anger (1992), and including subsequent supporting roles and cameo appearances in the films The Sixth Sense (1999), Unbreakable (2000), Signs (2002), The Village (2004) and Lady in the Water (2006).
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.)