The Interpreter

Continuity mistake: Nicole Kidman's hair changes between shots in the scene where Sean Penn first interviews her. In some shots, her hair is in front of her eye, in other shots her hair is away from her eye. There is no time between shots for her to move her hair out of the way.

Jane Doe

Continuity mistake: The blood smear (following Sean Penn's ministrations) on Nicole Kidman's face changes considerably between two close-up shots. There was no additional contact from Penn and it is before she rests her head on his shoulder.

Thisbe

Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the movie, in the scene when Kidman is telling Penn that she "is going home", throughout the scene her hair changes from staying behind her ear when the camera is behind her, to blowing behind her ear when the camera is on her face.

Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the movie after Sean Penn reads Philippe's suicide note to Nicole Kidman he puts the letter in his right hand and reaches for the bag with his left. In the next scene he has the bag in his right hand and the letter in his left hand.

Continuity mistake: The music played in the bar scene when Sean Penn calls home is not the same when he goes home and listens to his answering machine.

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Question: Am I mistaken, or did Sylvia say she was born in the US before moving to Africa? I'm just puzzled as to why she was deported in the end even if she has dual citizenship.

Jason Feng

Chosen answer: Dual citizenship is complicated, and it does not guarantee a person equal rights, privileges, and obligations in both countries. Nor does one country or the other always recognize dual citizenship. Since Sylvia's main residency has been in Africa, the US would consider that her primary homeland and could legally deport her there. Basically, the government is giving Sylvia a way to avoid prosecution in the US by allowing her to leave the country.

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