Questions tagged [the-green-mile]

Novel written by Stephen King released in 1996, first as a serial in six-parts and later adapted into a film. An elderly former prison guard that ran death row relates the tale of his last execution in 1932, an inmate who can seemingly work miracles.

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Origin of John Coffey's abilities and body scars?

In The Green Mile movie, it has been told that John Coffey has no history and he just appears from nowhere and seen crying with two dead girls, with no priors. I haven't read the novels by Stephen ...
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What do the flies represent?

In the movie "The Green Mile", John Coffey heals the prison guard Paul using his special power. He then opens his mouth and hundreds of "flies" appear buzzing away. What are those flies supposed to ...