Romeo + Juliet
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Visible crew/equipment: On the DVD, when the Capulets are jumping back into their blue car at the end of the gas station scene, look at the rear passenger window. A microphone boom is plainly visible in the shot. (00:07:21)

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Continuity mistake: Just before Romeo and Juliet jump into the swimming pool, Juliet's hair is in a braid that wraps around her head. But, when they jump into the pool the braid is gone.

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Trivia: When Romeo is talking to the priest near the beginning of the movie, the priest holds up a plant which looks exactly like the playboy bunny.

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Visible crew/equipment: Just as Romeo is about to leave the courtyard after his antics in the pool with Juliet, he turns around as she calls him from the balcony to give him her necklace. As he turns quickly look above Romeo's head, the boom mic quickly pulls out of the shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Romeo and Juliet are in bed and Romeo playfully pulls the sheet up over his head, his shirt gets caught in the sheet and ends up over his shoulder and around his neck, but in the next shot from the side, his shirt is down.

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Continuity mistake: Immediately before Romeo comes into Juliet's room, Juliet is looking at her religious statues, and you can see her right cheek is wet with tears. When Romeo comes in and Juliet turns around to see him, her cheek shows no signs of tears, nor after that.

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Continuity mistake: When you first see the Capulet mansion, Juliet's mother is calling her. When she sees the nurse, the nurse's hairnet is at her hairline. When she goes to find Juliet it is at her eyebrows and it goes back to it's original place when Juliet is found.

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Continuity mistake: When Romeo and his friend drive to the church where Juliet lies. You see that their car is very dirty. But when they arrive at the church the car is all clean. It seems a little strange to clean the car, when they have to hurry, and he was wanted by the police.

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Suggested correction: Might have rained somewhere between Mantua and Verona.

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Continuity mistake: In the shot after Juliet shoots herself, her left hand which holds the gun falls over her stomach. From the crane shot above, her hand as well as the gun are now on her left side.

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Continuity mistake: When Romeo and Juliet are looking at each other through the fishtank, in one shot Romeo's hair is smoothed back and in another it is more in his face.

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Juliet: I'll look to like, if looking liking move, But no more deep will I endart mine eye, Than your consent gives strength to make it fly.

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Trivia: In the fight at the petrol station they are using guns instead of swords (which were used in Shakespearian times), however, when it's said "draw your swords", the dialogue didn't have to be changed for this part, because the film directors made it so that the make of the gun was "sword". Also, when Capulet says "Hand me my Longsword", he reaches for a rifle, most likely from the same factory that made the Sword pistols.

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Question: I first saw this film on TV in Britain a few years ago and the song "Exit Music for a Film" by Radiohead played over the end credits. Everytime I have viewed it on television since then, another song from the soundtrack is played at the same point in the movie. Could the change possibly be because its become an expensive song to use as they have become a more high-profile group?

Answer: Whatever songs are in the movie were licensed for distribution by the film production company for a fixed price. It is impossible for there to be later fees somehow incurred on the production company just because the group is more popular. However, it's conceivable that Radiohead only allowed their song for use in cinemas but not television.

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