The movie based on the 1995 novel by Gene Brewer, and directored by Iain Softley. A man claiming he is an extraterrestrial being from the planet ‘K-PAX’ in the Lyra constellation. Prot is brought into the public mental hospital and psychiatrist Dr. Mark Powell tries to help him. Powell gets more involved with Prot, finding more about him and reaching a psychiatric breakthrough. He introduces him to a group of astrophysicists, Prot displays a level of knowledge that really surprises them. Starring Kevin Spacey as Prot, Jeff Bridges as Dr. Mark Powel.