Insomnia

Visible crew/equipment: When Dormer is chasing Finch through the fog there are two shots where you can see orange power cables on the ground near Dormer's feet. (00:26:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Robin Williams is being questioned by the police for the first time, one of the cops is talking to him. Very soon afterward the cop leaves the room and is walking away. We see the cop in the distance in another room, yet we hear the cop talking to Robin Williams again as Al Pacino shuts the door. Almost immediately, the camera angle changes to the cop as he finishes talking. He is standing in front of Robin Williams again.

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Francis: This his blood?
Ellie Burr: Ketchup maybe. Was he eating a hot dog?

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Question: Throughout the film, there are segues which feature blood seeping through what looks like some kind of fabric. Does that represent anything, and if so, what?

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Chosen answer: It represents Al Pacino's character planting evidence on men he knew were guilty. He was planting the victim's blood on their clothes so the evidence would be stronger against them.

In addition, there is a repeated scene where someone (Dormer) is wiping something on or off a fabric.

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