The term K-PAX is short for kilopascals, a measurement of pressure; it is the metric equivalent of pounds per square inch. While the word is properly abbreviated as kPa, K-PAX can often be found on many consumer gadgets, such as gauges that measure tire pressure. See more »
When Prot visits the doctor's home his sunglasses are alternate between plain and silvered between shots. See more »
He most definitely has a sensitivity to white light, but I think it's his range that you'll find interesting.
Dr. Mark Powell:
What am I looking at?
Uh, he can detect light at a wavelength of up to 300 to 400 angstroms. Ultraviolet. Of course, Prot's explanation is that due to his planet's peculiar quality of light caused by its two suns, K-PAXians are used to light conditions much like our twilight most of the time.
Dr. Mark Powell:
Whoa, w-wait, wait a minute. Uh, Chuck, I didn't think human beings could see ultraviolet light...
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After the credits we see stars and then we see Dr. Mark Powell through the lens of his telescope as he is looking for the star of K-PAX. He walks in his yard and the movie ends. See more »
Usually I do not like movies with/about aliens but K-PAX is different. The actors are great in the movie - especially Kevin Spacey played his character breathtaking! The movie never fall to a lower level - the suspense is always in the movie and you absolutely wanna know how it ends, what's about Prot... You have to think a lot after the movie over the movie because there are a few open questions... Is Robert Porter Prot or is Prot only using Robert Porters body as a means of transportation. How can he see uv-light and how can he know that much about astrology. But everybody can make his own end and can decide in what he wanna believe. Very good movie with an excellent Kevin Spacey!
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