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"Lady in the Water: A Bedtime Story" - Author. Little, Brown & Co. ISBN 0316017345
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Manoj Night Shyamalan
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[on his legacy as a filmmaker] After I made _Wide Awake_, the critics said I was worthless. A year later I released The Sixth Sense
(1999) and the same critics called me a master. A year later I released Unbreakable
(2000) and they called me pretentious. Then I released Signs
(2002) and they said I was the next Spielberg. After Lady in the Water
(2006) they said I was an egomaniac and a charlatan...
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 ...