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The Buried Secret of M. Night Shyamalan (2004)

Through revealing interviews with M. Night Shyamalan's childhood friends and neighbors, Academy Award nominated filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn seeks to uncover the director's most intimate ... See full summary »

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Through revealing interviews with M. Night Shyamalan's childhood friends and neighbors, Academy Award nominated filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn seeks to uncover the director's most intimate secrets and learn how they've been woven into the stories of his intensely powerful movies! And in addition to talks with cast and crew members, you'll witness insightful discussions with celebrities. Written by Movieman

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This entire film was a mockumentary that was advertised as an unauthorized bio of reclusive director M. Night Shyamalan. After going as far as Shyamalan reporting to the press that he was upset about the release of this film, many fans and journalists became upset when they later learned it was all a hoax. The Sci-Fi channel released an apology a few days before release for their campaign strategies. See more »

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Bunkum...
19 July 2004 | by (massachusetts) – See all my reviews

...and not even remotely clever bunkum. "Raven5" my hat. Inferior filmmaking, but very nice camera-work, which amounts to nothing of substance. Three hours (with commercials, including for "The Village")

that could/should have been whittled down to a tight 90 minutes that still would have managed the joke but with some edge to it. A great conning opportunity missed. A self-indulgent Blair-Witch wannabe.


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