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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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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
Was offered the opportunity to direct The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) but turned it down.
Car crashes play pivotal roles in all his films: Cole reveals his gift to his mother during a traffic jam in The Sixth Sense
(1999), David "loses" his football abilities in a car accident in Unbreakable
(2000), and Graham's wife dies in a bizarre car accident in Signs