Session 9

Continuity mistake: Gordon mentions that his wife accidentally spilled hot water on his leg and burnt it, but the actor only occasionally limps on it, although we are shown that he has an injured leg. This is mentioned on the commentary.

Factual error: When Mike first starts listening to the session tapes, the camera does a slow pan down the label on the box. Quite clearly, we can see that the patient's diagnosis is listed as "D.I.D.", along with a few names. Since the hospital closed in the mid 80's, it is not possible for her to have that diagnosis. Before the early 1990's, D.I.D. (Dissociative Identity Disorder) was known as M.P.D. (Multiple Personality Disorder). In later scenes it is correctly listed in the woman's files as Multiple Personality.

Continuity mistake: When Gordon is remembering the day he went home and his wife spilled the hot water on him, it shows Gordon in the van watching his wife and daughter walk into the house. They disappear around the corner, but in the next shot of the house his wife and daughter are walking into the house again.

Visible crew/equipment: When Gordon and his nephew are talking while sitting in a tree trunk, after Gordon tries to call home, you can see the mic on the top of the screen.

Continuity mistake: When Hank is first discovering the cache of hidden metal items, watch carefully as he removes the brick and the items spill out. The position and number of bricks removed change between shots. This footage is spliced together from several takes, as mentioned on the commentary.

Mike: Satanic Ritual Abuse Syndrome. It was big in the '80s.

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Trivia: The film was shot primarily at the Danvers State Asylum, an abandoned hospital. The script was written around the shooting location based on what rooms and corridors were safe to shoot in. Little to no set-dressing had to be done for the film, as it was suitably dilapidated and filled with abandoned medical equipment, which helped add to the film's atmosphere.

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