Empire of the Sun

Continuity mistake: When James is eating at home alone, he flips his spoon into his water glass. In some shots it's leaning against the right side of the glass, and in other shots it's against the left side.

Krista

Revealing mistake: When Jim is riding the bicycle through the empty hospital, the "Frigidaires" begin falling through the roof. One bursts open, dropping its contents onto the floor. Something from inside must have landed on the camera because you can see it jerk suddenly.

Visible crew/equipment: When Jim returns to the party with his father after he met the Japanese soldiers, you can see the microphone at the bottom of the screen. (More recent transfers address this and make sure it is not seen).

Dr Wilson

Continuity mistake: As the family is piling into their car to go to the costume party, Jim, who is carrying a large, balsa sailplane, accidentally snaps the tail and it falls sideways. In subsequent shots the tail is upright.

Continuity mistake: When Jim finally recognizes his mom, he hugs her with his arms outside hers. In the following shot from behind Jim, his arms are under his mom's.

Continuity mistake: As the internees begin the long march they leave through an arched gateway. A bonfire burning outside the gates changes sides from one shot to another.

Continuity mistake: When Jim steals the soap, the laces in the boot on the right change positions between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Jamie is about to steal the soap, he places the boots on a plank right next to a beam. In the next shots the beam is much further away.

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor is reading the lesson to Jim and he plays with the stethoscope, the paper by the edge of the table changes positions between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Jim throws the marbles on the plank, their position changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Jim is by the window flashing his torch, the position which he holds it swaps from waist level to head level between shots.

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Continuity mistake: After Jim grabs the marbles, a boy with brown hair stands up, and a blonde one stays on the floor. When the angle changes they've swapped positions.

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Continuity mistake: When Jim meets Basie, the spoon on the pan changes positions after he grabs Jim's glasses.

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Continuity mistake: Jim eats almost all of his rice, but when Basie tells him to chew everything six times, Jim's plate is filled with rice.

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Visible crew/equipment: Lighting screens reflected on Jim's sunglasses when Basie grabs them, and when Basie is eating the chocolate.

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Continuity mistake: When the mosquito net is being put by the dead man's bed, the shoes on the floor keep changing position between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Heading for the costume party, the blood splatter on the window changes size and looks between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Jim's mom kisses him goodnight, his father turns around to leave twice.

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Continuity mistake: When Jim is in bed talking to his mother about God, his left hand is either resting by his head or down by his waist, depending on the angle.

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Continuity mistake: When Jim opens the fridge the cheese changes positions between shots.

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