Stigmata (1999)

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Corrected entry: In the scene where the priest is offering the mass, he's freestanding, and says the words "This is my body" while holding the bread, then gives it to the people. Then he holds the chalice and says "This is my blood", and gives it to the people. This would never happen at a mass. He would be standing at an altar, and the bread and wine would be on it, and the people would get them both together, way after the prayer with those words in it.


Correction: Indeed, the way it was done is what happens at most Protestant services I have attended. However, some Catholic masses I have attended do it the way depicted in the film. They were in mostly smaller congregations.


Corrected entry: After she is inflicted with the thorn wounds, the scars on her head change almost every time the scene changes. And when she goes out and wears the head scarf, it only covers to the hair line but she no longer has any marks.

Correction: Not true. The scarf is pulled down over her forehead almost to her eyebrows.


Corrected entry: After Patricia is done throwing Gabriel around her apartment and bashing everything (especially after she levitates and the bed violently slides to the side and dumps all the candles), you see Gabriel tending to Patricia in a perfectly sturdy bed, with a large bank of lit candles in the background.

Correction: As there is a time gap between these two shots, it can easily be believed that he may have sat Frankie down in a chair for a while whilst pulling the bed back to its original position.

Visible crew/equipment: When Frankie (Patricia Arquette) returns to work after receiving the hand wounds, something catches her attention and she goes to the window to look at a mysterious woman. At one point, a group of doves burst from the ground to the right of the woman (from Frankie's view). if you look directly where the dove's come from, you can see the travelling cage they are released from. if you look a little more to the side, you can see a stage hand laying on the ground, shaking the cage so the doves will come out.

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Marion Petrocell: The Kingdom of God is inside you, and all around you, not in buildings of wood and stone. Split a piece of wood and I am there; lift a stone and you will find me.

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Trivia: After Frankie tears up the apartment, possessed by the priest, she goes to the bed and levitates in a cruciform position. During this scene, there is a quick, sweeping shot of the wall and, if you watch it in slow motion, you can see a wall of boxes of Ritz crackers. This is either an obvious endorsement or some kind of inside joke.

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Question: It is said in the movie that sensitive religious books when translated, are divided between the Dominicans, the Franciscans, and the Jesuits. Is this true?

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