Far and Away

Continuity mistake: When Mr. McGuire is shot, he falls down, and Shannon's spoons spill out all over the ground. In an overhead shot, all the spoons are snatched up by bystanders, but then it cuts to a ground-level shot, and they're back on the ground, getting snatched up again.

Continuity mistake: After Shannon has been shot and Joseph takes her to her parents' house, he lays her on a chair in the living room. First she is facing the wall, in the next shot she is lying flat, then she is facing the opposite wall.

Continuity mistake: When Shannon falls off the horse into the water, near the end of the film, in shots of her immediately afterwards, her hair and clothes are surprisingly dry for someone who has just plunged top to toe into a river.

Continuity mistake: In addition to the poor blood makeup on Shannon's face (where the blood looks like it's starting to dry,) she starts wiping it off with her handkerchief, and despite not having soap, water, or a mirror, she manages to get every speck off in just a few seconds.

Krista

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie when Shannon is comforting Joseph who has been injured after falling off his horse, her hand is on his face in one shot and then from the other angle it isn't, this problem continues throughout the scene.

Continuity mistake: When Joseph and Shannon go to see the Irish ward boss (Colm Meany) Shannon is squirted with blood from the boxing match. In the following shots she has the worst looking painted on blood splatter I have ever seen.

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Christie's house burns down we see the wooden furniture and the piano in full flame. After the fire the piano is still there - hardly burnt at all.

John Grungl

Continuity mistake: Before Joseph claims his land, Shannon's boyfriend gets wet in the river, but when he attacks Joseph his hair and clothes are dry.

ozwal13

Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the movie when Shannon is comforting Joseph who has been injured after falling off his horse, the sun looks like afternoon or evening, but the career started at noon.

ozwal13

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