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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
7 Interviews |
18 Articles |
Manoj Night Shyamalan
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
[on the power of cinema] I once wrote an article about the Nuremburg trial and on the evil of the Nazis. These people were animals. And their faces throughout the trial were like ice, except for the moment when they showed a movie in the courtroom. When the lights went down and they showed the footage of the bodies being pushed into the pits, their expressions changed and they became emotional. ...
Episcopal Academy, where Shyamalan was sent, is actually a private academy that is affiliated with the Episcopalian Church. It is a private school in Lower Merion, PA, one of the wealthiest suburbs in the U.S. and home at one time or another to the likes of Kobe Bryant
and Blythe Danner
, among others.
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 ...
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