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(2006)

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In one underwater scene, Olivia Wilde's character is supposed to be panicking while trying to find an air bubble. This is actually real, as Olivia missed her mark and could not locate the air bubble. Because it as a wide shot, the safety divers were too far away to get there, but she eventually found the pocket
Melissa George learned how to speak Portuguese so she could play Pru in this film.
A real surgeon did the organ removal sequence.
The extras in the soccer game scene were local kids from Brazil. In fact, many Brazilian locals were cast as extras in the movie.
The people seen in the passport photos in the opening credits montage are all employees of the film company 2929.
The crashing of the bus was done in one take.
The entire film was shot on location in Brazil.
Director John Stockwell discovered actress Olga Diegues at a juice stand in Rio.
Melissa George came up with the idea to have her hair braided.
When Pru reads the names on the medicine bottles in the house, one of the names she mentions is Gustav Roth, the actor that plays Svend.
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The story was originally set in Guatemala in an earlier draft of the script.
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Director John Stockwell didn't meet actor Max Brown in person until he showed up on location in Rio.
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Melissa George's character Pru died in the original draft of the script.

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