The Shipping News

Revealing mistake: When the Quoyle ancestors pull the house across the ice the four ropes are hanging loose in spite of the strong pull one should need to move a whole house. Not to mention that the whole idea of getting a house down the cliffs in one piece, pulling it across the ice and lugging it up another cliff requires some strong imagination. (00:28:50)


Continuity mistake: When Quoyle meets Petal for the first time she gets into his car totally drenched. A bit later they stop for something to eat, and Petal's hair is completely dry. (00:04:40)

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Billy: It's women that's shaped like leaves, and men fall.

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Trivia: Kevin Spacey put on about 25 pounds for the role of Quoyle.

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