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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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Credited cast:
Billy Arrowood Billy Arrowood ... Himself - Location Scout
Adrien Brody ... Himself
Deepak Chopra ... Himself - Author
Johnny Depp ... Himself
Sean Andrew Fash ... Himself
Callum Greene Callum Greene ... Himself
Adrian M. Hickman Adrian M. Hickman ... Video Store Manager
Nathaniel Kahn ... Himself
Maggie Kiley ... Cecilia Meadows
Ilana Levine ... Publicist
Brick Mason Brick Mason ... Himself - Storyboard Artist
Griffin Newman ... Teenage Fan
Chandler Parker ... Javier Ortega
Sharon Pinkenson ... Herself - Film Commissioner
Jicky Schnee ... Jennifer
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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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USA

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English

Release Date:

18 July 2004 (USA) See more »

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M. Night: Portrait of a Filmmaker See more »

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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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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References Being There (1979) See more »

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To funny
19 July 2004 | by angellesaSee all my reviews

I felt this was very clever. M. Night Shyamalan got our attention again. No matter if you liked it, or not you watched it. hahahaah to dang funny. It was very well done. It reminded me of "The Blair Witch Project." Well I did enjoy it and new it was fake. This is one to see and enjoy it is for fun. That is what movies are all about. I find all of his movies have this scents of humor. You have to take it all in fun. I would say it you have not seen this take the time too. Well they say I have to keep writing. I guess all I can say more is I will see "The Village" I am one of those who sees all horror films and enjoy them. I think the last one to scare me was Halloween Part one. I keep hoping for the next big scare. I will say M. Night Shyamalan does a wonderful job and I do enjoy his work.


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