After a terrible air disaster, survivor Max Klein emerges a changed person. Unable to connect to his former life or to wife Laura, he feels godlike and invulnerable. When psychologist Bill Perlman is unable to help Max, he has Max meet another survivor, Carla Rodrigo, who is racked with grief and guilt since her baby died in the crash which she and Max survived. Written by
Some people are afraid of nothing.
Did You Know?
Ironically, director Peter Weir
claimed that making this film cured him of his fear of flying. See more
When Klein is driving his town car in the desert, we first see the license plate (from the front) as 2ZRM111; as he drives away a few minutes later, the rear plate shows 2ZRM120. See more
[seeing more survivors
Hey, there's more over here! Bring another team! Another team here by the tail! We're going to need a lot more help.
Referenced in K-PAX
Concerto No.5 in E Flat for Piano and Orchestra
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Vladimir Ashkenazy
and Wiener Philharmoniker
(as The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra)
Conducted by Zubin Mehta
(as Zubin Meta)
Courtesy of DECCA/LONDON RECORDS
By Arrangement with POLYGRAM SPECIAL MARKETS See more