The Life of David Gale

Continuity mistake: When Jamie tells David that he has something important to ask him, the quilt is pulled up to Jaime's chest, but when the camera angle changes to a close-up, the quilt is now pulled down to his stomach.

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Continuity mistake: When Bitsey is checking the videotapes at Dusty's house, the last tape, the one with the red label, falls over when she grabs the second last. As she puts the second last tape in the VCR the last tape is seen standing again. She then searches for any more tapes, but never checks the last tape.

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Continuity mistake: After David's class ends, you see the woman sitting next to Berlin standing up and leaving. The camera angle changes and you see her standing up and leaving again.

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Continuity mistake: When Constance and Gale are making love, she has zero bruises. However, both before and after the scene, there are many bruises - especially on her legs.

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Continuity mistake: While Berlin is telling David that she will do anything for a passing grade, you see David putting papers in his breifcase and closing it. The camera angle changes and you see him doing it again.

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Continuity mistake: When David is saying goodbye to his wife and son as they leave for Spain, he is standing with his hands on the open taxi door. From the front, he has the left hand on top of the right, but when shown from behind, the right hand is next to the left. This is shown several times during the scene.

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Continuity mistake: When Bitsey first meets David she sits down and is seen reaching down into her briefcase for her notepad. The camera angle changes and she is now seen sitting straight up. Camera angle changes again and she is seen reaching down again.

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Continuity mistake: When David is talking to his son about when his mom will be home and what he can have for breakfast, the child's hands change position drastically between camera angles.

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Continuity mistake: In Gale and Bitsey's last interview, Gale states that he will be dead by the same time the following day. However, the interviews were each 2 hrs and started at 3 pm, which would make it 5 pm when the interview was over. In the last scene, it is explained that all executions in Texas take place at 6 pm and Gale is pronounced dead at 6:12 pm.

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Continuity mistake: During the scene where they show David teaching, he asks the class if they fantasize about winning the Pulitzer Prize and you can see him walking with his arms outstretched. The camera angle changes and his arms are now at his side.

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Continuity mistake: On Day 2, Bitsey is seen taking notes with her notebook laying flat on the table. David starts talking "off the record" and when the camera angle changes, the book is now folded on the table.

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Continuity mistake: As David is putting Jamie to bed, you see Jamie in the sitting position getting ready to grab the quilt to cover himself. The camera angle changes and Jamie is now laying down in bed with the quilt pulled up.

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Continuity mistake: When David tells Jamie that he has a lot of requests for breakfast, you see Jamie's stuffed animal on his chest being held in place by David. The camera angle changes and the stuffed animal is now seen laying on Jamie's side which David grabs and gives to Jamie.

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