Corrected entry: VHS Version Only: During "On the Run", you see a man being attacked by dogs. You can easily see a white cast/protector on his arm where the dog bites him.
Corrected entry: As the jackbooted thugs march in a tunnel with Pink at the head, between the drug overdose and the fascist rally, they march left right left right. The visions cuts and the sound continues, left right left right. Cut back to the boots and now they are right left right left, one step out of time with the constant marching sound.
Corrected entry: Pink's father is killed when the bunker he was occupying was bombed. Unfortunately, it doesn't make sense the next time we see Pink's father because the only injuries he seems to have are head injuries, no burns at all. Also, the bunker looks like it wasn't bombed at all, it wasn't burnt or flaming the next time we see it.
Corrected entry: The shot of Mother when young Pinky is asking a girl to dance reveals the "mask" on the curtains behind her.
Corrected entry: When the young Pink finds his father's service revolver and ammunition in his mother's bedroom, the ammunition has a metal jacket (i.e. the actual "bullet" part has a brass casing over it). When he dishes them out to his friends in the railway embankment the rounds are ordinary lead rounds without the brass casing.
Corrected entry: During the book burning scene on the video the film crew is clearly seen among the rioting students.
Factual error: In World War 2 London, Pink is shown playing with an aeroplane model - an Avro York. The earliest available plastic model kit of this aircraft was produced in 1967. Inaccurate model aside, it begs the question of what a kid of Pink's age would be doing with a plastic model kit during World War 2 anyway.
Trivia: Bob Geldof hates this film. He is quoted as saying "I hated it! I was embarrassed. I didn't know what I was getting into... I thought my acting was terrible. The script was ridiculous. And I hate Pink Floyd. As you may recall I was a punk rocker, so if you want to say something just keep it to three minutes..." He had to be physically restrained by director Alan Parker when he tried to get up and leave during the preview screening of the film at Cannes. In his autobiography "Is That It?" he trashes the film at length, labelling the script as puerile nonsense, and is particularly scathing about the political stance it appears to take. He had a miserable time on the set (reportedly, so did everyone else) and now refuses to even talk about the film or his experiences making it.
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