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Lady in the Water Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

M. Night Shyamalan writes and directs this self-proclaimed, grown-up "bedtime story" about an apartment building superintendent named Cleveland (Paul Giamatti) who discovers a magical sea-nymph named Story (Bryce Dallas Howard) who's been transported to this world and is living in the building's own swimming pool. As this bizarre revelation sinks in, Cleveland becomes enraptured by her other-worldly charm. As he shelters her in his apartment, other inhabitants of the building begin falling into place as representations of characters from an Eastern myth in which these mermaids, or "narfs," co-exist unhappily with more beastly and violent characters. In human reality, the forces of darkness that threaten the heroes of a fairy tale prove to be much more terrifying, and the victory of good over evil is by no means guaranteed. Jeffery Wright, Jared Harris and Mary Beth Hurt co-star, as well as Shyamalan himself, playing the visionary writer Vick. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi

  • Release date:July 21, 2006

Cast

Paul Giamatti
as Cleveland Heep
Bryce Dallas Howard
as Story
Jeffrey Wright
as Mr. Dury
Bob Balaban
as Harry Farber
Sarita Choudhury
as Anna Ran
Cindy Cheung
as Young-Soon Choi
M. Night Shyamalan
as Vick Ran
Freddy Rodriguez
as Reggie
Bill Irwin
as Mr. Leeds
Mary Beth Hurt
as Mrs. Bell
Noah Gray-Cabey
as Joey Dury
Joseph D. Reitman
as Long Haired Smoker
Jared Harris
as Goatee Smoker
Grant Monohon
as Emaciated Smoker
John Boyd
as One-Eyebrow Smoker
Ethan Cohn
as Glasses Smoker
June Kyoko Lu
as Mrs. Choi
Tovah Feldshuh
as Mrs. Bubchik
Tom Mardirosian
as Mr. Bubchik
Maricruz Hernandez
as Perez de la Torre Sister #1
Carla Jimenez
as Perez de la Torre Sister #2
Natasha Perez
as Perez de la Torre Sister #3
Monique Curnen
as Perez de la Torre Sister #4
Marilyn Torres
as Perez de la Torre Sister #5
George Bass
as Mr. Perez de la Torre
Joel Garland
as Pool Guy
James "Jimbo" Breen
as SPCA Guy
Nell Johnson
as Phone Message
Walter Lafty
as Silvertide Band Member
Brian Weaver
as Silvertide Band Member
Nick Perri
as Silvertide Band Member
Jeremy Howard
as Tartutic #1
Brian Steele
as Tartutic #2
Kurt Carley
as Tartutic #3
Doug Jones
as Tartutic #4

Crew

M. Night Shyamalan
Director
M. Night Shyamalan
Producer
Sam Mercer
Producer
M. Night Shyamalan
Screenwriter
Christopher Doyle
Cinematographer
Susan Jacobs
Musical Direction/Supervision
James Newton Howard
Composer (Music Score)
Barbara Tulliver
Editor
Martin Childs
Production Designer
Stefan Dechant
Art Director
Christina Wilson
Art Director
John Rusk
Associate Producer
Jose L. Rodriguez
Associate Producer
Noelle King
Set Designer
Thomas Minton
Set Designer
Dawn Brown-Manser
Set Designer
Morgan Miller
Set Designer
Rachel Leek
Costume Designer
Rose Marie Polansky
Costume Designer
Teresa Binder-Westby
Costume Designer
Betsy Heimann
Costume Designer
Kara Morasco
Costume Designer
Mary Beschen
Costume Designer
Larry Dias
Set Decorator
Steve Boeddeker
Sound/Sound Designer
Christian Eubank
Special Effects
Douglas Ziegler
Special Effects
Michael Shellito
Special Effects
John Rusk
First Assistant Director
Patrick Capone
Camera Operator
Jeri Kalvan
Stunts
Jake Brake
Stunts
Jake Lombard
Stunts
Larry Shorts
Stunts
Gary Price
Stunts
Trevor Habberstad
Stunts
Julia Dumenigo
Stunts
Douglas Aibel
Casting
Joel Iwataki
Sound Mixer
Ian Blume
First Assistant Editor
Osvaldo Rodriguez
Grip
Autumn Saville
Assistant Costume Designer
Balint Pinczehelyi
Best Boy Grip
Richard Kelusak
Grip
Michael Torchio
Grip
Michele Cusick
Set Production Assistant
Mike Elizalde
Makeup Supervisor
Mo Henry
Negative Cutter
Moet Hashimoto
Personal Assistant
Nancy Stroud
Scenic Artist
Nate Scaglione
Electrician
Nick Markee
Grip
Jessie Thiele
Post Production Coordinator
Andrew Conner
Generator Operator
Jim Scaife
Production Supervisor
Mary Cybulski
Script Supervisor
April Harshaw
Personal Assistant
Michael Malseed
Driver
Michael Semanick
Re-Recording Mixer
Karyn Gerred
Scenic Artist
Keri Bruno
Second Second Assistant Director
Kevin Mangan
Greensman
Kevin Sellers
Foley Editor
Kimberly Rial
Grip
Kory Victor
Research
Laila Swanson
Scenic Artist
Lara Lampenfield
Scenic Artist
Lauren Enfield
Set Production Assistant
Lee Dichter
Re-Recording Mixer
Linda Yeckley
Scenic Artist
Lisa Chino
Assistant Dialogue Editor
Lisa Wiggins
First Assistant Accountant
Lloyd Luntz
Grip
Lorelei David
Visual Effects Editor
Lori Marks
Scenic Artist
Madeleine Karpel
Set Production Assistant
Mara Kerum
Craft Service/Catering
Anthony Keane
Driver
Marilyn McCoppen
ADR Editor
Mark Grasso
Grip
Marshall Winn
ADR Editor
James Lin
Location Manager
James Mazzola
Properties Master
Jana Vance
Foley Artist
Jay Geller
Grip
Jeanmarie King
Visual Effects Producer
Jeff Habberstad
Stunts Coordinator
John Yowler
Set Dresser
Jonathan Breen
Grip
Jordan Lindblad
Assistant Editor
Joseph Hueber
Driver
Joseph Voelker
Driver
Jude Webster
Grip
Tricia Barnes
Craft Service/Catering
Thomas Reap
Grip
Trevanna Post
Post Production Accountant
Suzana Peric
Music Editor
Suzanne Cranfill
Costumes Supervisor
Terry Haggar
Color Timing
Steve Cremin
Special Effects Coordinator
Stephanie Holbrook
Casting Associate
Stephen Grilli
Driver
Ronald Burke
Dolly Grip
Sara Philpott
Art Department Coordinator
Basti Van Der Woude
Second Assistant Director
Sarah Haugen
Personal Assistant
Scott Guitteau
Sound Effects Editor
Skylar Schmidt
Second Assistant Accountant
Vincent Morsillo
Set Dresser
Vinny Mazzarella
Assistant Properties
Yen Nguyen
Camera Loader
Bill Moran
Grip
Billy O'Leary
Chief Lighting Technician
Blair Howley
Set Production Assistant
Sharon Mann
Unit Production Manager
Sam Mercer
Unit Production Manager
Mark "Crash" McCreery
Creature Design
Kim Hinju
Assistant Art Director
Brick Mason
Second Unit Director
Buddy Lawn
Grip
Chris Beattie
Grip
Chris Kilduff
Best Boy Grip
Chris Munro
Production Sound Mixer
Christian Brockey
Production Coordinator
Shawn Murphy
Recording
Christine Wick
Buyer
Colleen Sharp
Associate Editor
Dan Zarenkiewicz
Set Production Assistant
Daniela Costa
Grip
David Raynor
Assistant Production Coordinator
David Rial
Grip
Dee Schuka
Post Production Accountant
Deedra Ricketts
Extra Casting
Dennie Thorpe
Foley Artist
Dennis Tillberg
Scenic Artist
Diane Heller
Makeup
Dianne Chadwick
Graphic Design
Abigail Winkler
Scenic Artist
Duncan Spencer
Key Grip
Edwin Effrein
First Assistant Camera
Elaine Liu
Personal Assistant
Ellen Heuer
Foley Artist
Francine Natale
Assistant Chief Lighting Technician
Francis Malseed
Driver
Frank Eulner
Supervising Sound Editor
Frank Grasso
Grip
Frank Masi
Still Photographer
Frank Rinella
Foley Mixer
Fred Linardis
Driver
George Palladino
Driver
Gerald Swartz
Driver
Greg Canzanese
Set Dresser
Greg Finkel
Second Assistant Camera
Greta Alexander
Scenic Artist
Guy Adan
Publicist
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