PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect his new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world.
David Ogden Stiers narrates the prologue in this movie, based on a fairy tale by M. Night Shyamalan. He also narrated the prologue to Beauty and the Beast, also a fairy tale.
Once, man and those in the water were linked. They inspired us. They spoke of the future. Man listened and it became real. But man does not listen very well. Man's need to own everything led him deeper into land. The magic world of the ones that ...
Cleveland Heep: ...
(at around 1h 23 mins) The Scrunt drags Story though the mud and grass grass during the attack. Story just has scratches on her legs even though she was dragged by her arm. Her arm appears to be uninjured. Her shirt shows no signs of mud, blood, or grass stains after the attack.
After the movie has ended, and all of the credits have scrolled, there appears the following dedication from M. Night Shyamalan: "To my daughters, I'll tell you this story one more time. But then go to bed."
$18,044,396 (USA) (23 July 2006)
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