Scent of a Woman

Scent of a Woman (1992)

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Corrected entry: When Pacino is putting his gun back together, he tells O'Donnell to never call it a gun. Soon after that Pacino himself calls it a gun.

Jon Nicholas

Correction: I strongly believe this is an intentional, tongue in cheek statement which fits the dictatorial performance of Col. Slade - he makes capricious rules for others that he doesn't have to follow himself.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Charlie and Colonel meet, the level of whiskey in the glass held by Al Pacino goes down and then up again.

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Frank Slade: If I were the man I was five years ago, I'd take a FLAMETHROWER to this place!

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Trivia: When Charlie and Frank fly from Boston to New York there is an airport scene before they depart, but the airport in this scene is Newark Liberty Airport in New Jersey, which is already by New York and very far from Boston.

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Question: What is wrong with Frank? He seems to have some mental illness considering his suicidal behavior and his random outbursts with his family and at the hearing at the end of the film.

Movielover1996

Answer: He's not mentally ill. He was an arrogant, high-ranking military officer who blinded himself in a stupid accident which ended his career. He is now bitter, lonely, and sad. His outbursts are fueled by his anger, regret and the total loss of his former life and independence. He has become so emotionally despondent that he wants to end his life. I have to add, this is Al Pacino, and his acting tends to be over the top in most of his post "Godfather I and II" movies.

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