Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|What did the symbol stand for, that Joe kept seeing everywhere?||Dragonfly
a waterfall. The waterfall symbol kept popping up everywhere until Joe finally realized what it meant, and went to the waterfall.
|Who was one of Emily's favorite patients?||Dragonfly
Jeffrey. Jeffrey was the one who had many near death experiences.
|In what ward did Emily work in the hospital of Chicago?||Dragonfly
Oncology. Emily worked with little kids on the pediatric oncology ward.
a mobile. Emily had ordered a prizm dragonfly mobile over the internet, and Joe received it about 6 months after her death.
|What caused Emily's bus to roll over the edge?||Dragonfly
a rock slide. As Emily looked out her window, a rock slide came tumbling down.
Big Bird. Emily taught Big Bird to announce her arrival when she came home.
|What type of birthmark did Emily have on her back?||Dragonfly
dragonfly. Emily had a dragonfly birthmark on her back, her grandpa had one on his butt, and her daughter had one on her leg.
|In what country was Emily when she went to help with the Red Cross?||Dragonfly
Venezuela. Emily got to help all sorts of people in Venezuela.
Darrow. Both Emily and Joe worked in hospitals and helped people.
bus crash. Emily died when the Red Cross school bus slid off a road and crashed into the water. She didn't make it but her baby daughter was delivered prematurely and did.
|What actress had a part in the movie as a cancer patient but it was left on the cutting room floor?||Dragonfly
Alison Lohman. Alison Lohman shaved her head for the role, which forced her to have to wear a wig for her next movie "White Oleander". Her scenes still remain in the deleted scenes
|Who was the actor who played Victor, the pilot?||Dragonfly
Jacob Vargas. Victor was played by Jacob Vargas. You may also recognize him from the short lived "Greetings from Tucson", "Dr. Dolittle 2" or "Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion".
|One of the sick children told Joe he was supposed to go to the rainbow. Where was the rainbow?||Dragonfly
in the waterfall. The rainbow was in the waterfall. When he found the picture of Emily sitting in front of the waterfall with the bird, he noticed that there was a rainbow passing underneath it, and finally understood what the children were telling him.
her baby. When Joe arrives at the village they tell him that "her body was broken but they saved her soul" when he goes into the hut he sees his baby daughter there, Emily's soul. Joe didn't know that he had a daughter and was amazed that a baby born premature, and in a very primitive village, survived.
|What organization was Joe's wife a part of?||Dragonfly
The Red Cross. Emily was a part of The Red Cross that had gone to Venezuela. The Red Cross was referred to as Le Cruz Roja in the movie, by the natives.
|A light bulb breaks while Joe is packing and he goes to get a new one. When he returns something that he already packed is unpacked and back in its place, what is it? ||Dragonfly
a dragonfly paperweight. Before the light bulb had broken Joe had taken all of Emily's clothes from the closet and set them on the bed. He had wrapped up a dragonfly paperweight, that was on the nightstand, in tissue and placed it in a box. When he got back from getting the new light bulb all the clothes were back in the closet and the paperweight was back on the nightstand.
|What did the squiggly cross that all the children, who had near death experiences, were drawing stand for?||Dragonfly
waterfall. The squiggly cross was the map symbol for waterfall. Some of the children in the hospital who had died and then been revived kept drawing the cross and showing it to Joe. Joe discovers the meaning of the cross after the wind blows open the map for his rafting trip. He sees the design and calls a friend to ask what it means.
|Who says this to Joe, when they are standing outside of Joe's house? "Take down the vacancy sign that says "Emily's ghost is welcome here". You got to do the hard stuff. Got to clean out closets and get on with your life without her. " ||Dragonfly
Miriam. This quote is said by Miriam, played by Kathy Bates. It takes place about halfway through the movie, after a lot of strange things have already occurred with Joe, concerning Emily's death. Miriam is Joe's (Kevin Costner) neighbor and is trying to get him to move on in life and get away from the all the creepy stuff going on.
|In the movie, Kevin Costner's wife has just died. What was her name?||Dragonfly
Emily. Kevin Costner's wife was Dr. Emily Darrow, played by the actress Susanna Thompson. In the movie Emily dies after the bus, carrying her and other Red Cross volunteers, is swept away in a rock slide.