M. Night Shyamalan — American Director born on August 06, 1970,

Manoj Shyamalan, known professionally as M. Night Shyamalan, is an Indian-American film director, screenwriter, producer and occasional actor known for making movies with contemporary supernatural plots. His major films include the supernatural thriller The Sixth Sense, the superhero drama thriller Unbreakable, the science fiction thriller Signs, the psychological thriller The Village, the fantasy thriller Lady in the Water, the natural horror thriller The Happening, the fantasy adventure film The Last Airbender, the sci-fi action-adventure film After Earth and the horror film The Visit. He is also known for filming and setting his films in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was raised, and for including plot twists in most of his works... (wikipedia)

I love my stories being multi-layered, and coming at it from different angles, so that you don't understand the film's true emotional motivation until the very end.
Anime is intended to have ambiguous features. That's part of the art form.
Is it possible that there are no coincidences?
I like to write in a shroud of secrecy because I have to keep finding ways to scare myself.
My secret to all casting, and specifically kids, is cast good human beings.