Belfast (2021)

1 character mistake

(1 vote)

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Jude Hill, Lewis McAskie

Genres: Biography, Drama

Character mistake: Ms. Lewis said, "Mr. Buddy, you may not have improved your handwriting in maths, for which, this once, in lieu of your intensified efforts, we will be willing to give you the benefit of the doubt, but you have improved your score." "In light of" - not "in lieu of" - would make sense. But if a student's numbers on math homework are illegible, the teacher should NOT give the benefit of the doubt, especially when doing so changes the ranks of other students to the point of being lower. (00:36:07)


Other mistake: It isn't clear if the poster of the Solar System outside the school was cut off on the right, showing half of Neptune, or if the ninth planet at the time (Pluto) was accidentally omitted. IF the poster was supposed to be complete, its exclusion of Pluto would be an error for the time period (1969) because Pluto was not downgraded to a "dwarf planet" until 2006. Perhaps, only half of Neptune was shown in order to not have to address the changed status of Pluto, making this a deliberate mistake. (00:32:36)


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Buddy: I've had too much God for one day.
Ma: Your granny says you can never have too much God, you might need him before too long.

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Trivia: Despite the movie being set in 1969, it is filmed in black and white.


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