Rosemary's Baby

Question: When Rosemary gets into the Castavets right at the end, she walks past a man, and then the man says something. She then replies "Be quiet, you're still in [some location]" What was that about...?

Hamster Premium member
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Chosen answer: Roman Castavet is trying to get Rosemary's attention, and she says "Be quiet, you're in Dubrovnik, I can't hear you". That was in reference to the fact that Roman and Minnie were supposed to have gone to Majorca or Dubrovnik after she found out that Roman was supposedly dying (which was just a lie Rosemary was told so she wouldn't suspect them when her baby was taken). Roman and Minnie got in a cab and pretended to go to the airport, but never left town.

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Question: Was Dr. Hill a witch?

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Chosen answer: No, Dr. Hill was not a Satan worshiper. He was just Rosemary's first obstetrician, referred to her by a friend. However, her neighbors, the Castevettes, later convince her to instead go to their friend, Dr. Abe Sapperstein, who is a warlock.

raywest Premium member
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He simply didn't believe what she told him so he called her husband to come get her.

Question: What is the name of the melody that Mia Farrow sings (La La La Laaaa, La La La Lalala La Laaaaa) at the beginning of the movie, as the title/credits are being displayed?

Shipper

Chosen answer: It doesn't have a specific title. It was a lullaby written for the film by Krzysztof Komeda. There's a few variations of the lullaby heard throughout the film, the opening credits version is listed as "Rosemary's Baby Main Theme - Vocal."

Bishop73
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Question: Why did Rosemary want to see her husband's left shoulder?

Answer: To see if he had been given some type of mark indicating he had been initiated into a coven. Something like "666" (Satan's mark) being tattooed on him.

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Question: Why does Rosemary change her hairstyle in the movie and why did Terry die?

Rob245

Answer: Terry was murdered by the the Castevets, but why is unclear. Terry may have become suspicious about Roman and Minnie and the reason they had taken her into their home. It may also be that once they met Rosemary and Guy, they found Rosemary to be a more suitable "mother." Regarding Rosemary's hair. When she became pregnant, she experienced severe and constant pain keeping her housebound. She finally decided not to give into it anymore and made an effort to go about her normal life, having lunch with Hutch, getting a new haircut, planning a party for her and Guy's old friends that they never saw anymore, and so on. It was only after she threatened Guy to go back to her original doctor that a spell was apparently put on her to stop the pain.

raywest Premium member
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Terry may have actually committed suicide (with a little 'help') because she couldn't face the fact that she was to be used to procreate with Satan. This is indicated if you listen to Ruth Gordon's voice as the nun in Rosemary's "dream" when Rosemary was actually overhearing Minnie through the wall, chastising Roman with "If you had listened to me we wouldn't have to do this! We would have been all set to go instead of having to start from scratch! I told you not to tell her in advance. I told you she wouldn't be open-minded!"

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Answer: They may have found out that Terry was not healthy-or fertile-enough, is my guess.

Shipper

Continuity mistake: Minnie gives her the necklace with the tannis root inside and Rosemary holds the chain between her thumb and first two fingers. In the next shot the chain is draped over her fingers. (00:32:15)

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Roman Castevet: To 1966! The year One.

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Trivia: This is the very spot at the Dakota building on 72nd Street in New York City where John Lennon was murdered. (00:02:00)

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