What Dreams May Come
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Chris Nielsen: Is that a kind of occupational hazard of soul mates? One's not much without the other?

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Chris Nielsen: I need Annie.
Albert: That'll change in time.
Chris Nielsen: Oh come on, Einstein! Time's not on my watch anymore. Time does not exist here. And wherever it went, it's not going to make me need Annie any less.

Annie Nielsen: Sometimes when you lose, you win.

Albert: Bring Mom back. You can do it. I believe in you. Did you ever stop to think why I became Albert? He was the only man you ever listened to. Listen to me now. Think of Mom.

Albert: Are you loosing your fear?
Chris Nielsen: Fear?
Albert: That you disappeared? You didn't, you only died.

Albert: Thought is real. Physical is the illusion. Ironic, huh?

Albert: Chris, "here" is big enough for everyone to have their own private universe.

Chris Nielsen: But I can forgive you.
Annie Nielsen: For killing my children and my sweet husband?
Chris Nielsen: For being so wonderful a guy would choose Hell over Heaven just to hang around you.

Annie Nielsen: You taught me the one thing, the only thing, I should always remember.
Chris Nielsen: Which is?
Annie Nielsen: I forgot.

Leona: Do you wanna see others? Perhaps the city?
Chris Nielsen: I would, but travel makes me nauseous.

Annie Nielsen: Can I sit here?
Chris Nielsen: Actually, no. Two years ago, I reserved this specific area.
Annie Nielsen: What if I say please?
Chris Nielsen: That's the one exception.

Chris Nielsen: What's true in our minds is true, whether some people know it or not.

The Tracker: Elevator to Hell. Going up.

Albert: So what is the "me"?
Chris Nielsen: My brain, I suppose.
Albert: Your brain? Your brain is a body part. Like your fingernail or your heart. Why is that the part that's you?
Chris Nielsen: Because I have sort of a voice in my head, the part of me that thinks, that feels, that is aware that I exist at all.
Albert: So if you're aware you exist, then you do. That's why you're still here.

Annie Nielsen: Sometimes, when you win, you lose.

Chris Nielsen: I found you in Hell. Don't you think I could find you in Jersey?

Chris Nielsen: Thank you for every kindness. Thank you for our children. For the first time I saw them. Thank you for being someone I was always proud to be with. For your guts, for your sweetness. For how you always looked, for how I always wanted to touch you. God, you were my life. I apologize for everytime I ever failed you. Especially this one.

Albert: You don't understand.
Chris Nielsen: It's not about understanding... it's about not giving up.

Annie Nielsen: A whole family lost to car crashes. Enough to make a person buy a bike.

Chris Nielsen: That's when I realised I'm part of the problem. Not because I remind you. But because I couldn't join you. So I left you alone. Don't give up, okay?

Visible crew/equipment: Early in the movie when Robin Williams drives towards the tunnel where the accident happens, you can clearly see the shadow of the camera crane on the left side.

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Trivia: The special edition DVD shows an alternate ending: the ending from the novel in which the reincarnation is not a choice, but part of the natural order. Chris and Annie will meet again in their new lives, but Annie must atone for killing herself. Her new incarnation will die young, and Chris will spend the remainder of this life as a widower before the two are again reunited in Heaven. The film then goes to Sri Lanka where a woman is giving birth to a girl, presumed to be Annie. In Philadelphia, a boy is born, presumably Chris.

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Question: What is the symbolism behind the upside-down cathedral?

Answer: It's open to interpretation, but one theory might be that Chris' faith and his assumptions about the Afterlife have been completely "upended." And as Annie has lost her faith altogether, he must now struggle to bring her back into the fold and set things right so that they can be together.

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