A Good Year

Factual error: In the swimming pool scene from Max and Fanny's childhood, there is a modern inflatable plastic pool chair that would not have been available at that time. (01:42:40)


Continuity mistake: On the morning after Max sleeps with Fanny, and she sits on the bed after trying to creep out of the room, a strand of hair is seen over her eye. The shot cuts to Max, but when the shot cuts back to Fanny, the strand of hair is no longer over her eye without it ever being touched.

Casual Person

Continuity mistake: After Max takes a bite of the tomato, the stain on his shirt decreases significantly after just a few shots. (00:18:05)


Continuity mistake: Exterior shots of Max's office building show a round tapered building with triangular windows and a circular floor cross section. Interior shots show a standard rectangular building with square windows.


Audio problem: In the pool, when Max says, "What is it, Major Lawrence, that attracts you to the desert?" we hear his voice, but his lips are not moving. In the next shot, his mouth is now moving. (00:34:30)


Continuity mistake: After Russell Crowe agrees with Didier to clean up the house and pool, a couple of scenes later they are cleaning the pool which is empty, but the pool was filled a day earlier by Marion when Russell was stuck in the pool. The items in the pool are dry, not wet as they would be if the pool was recently drained. (00:47:45 - 00:49:00)

Factual error: The scene at south station in Boston is completely wrong. People do not climb down stairs to walk onto a train platform. The shots outside south station are also wrong.

Mike OToole

Uncle Henry Skinner: You'll come to see that a man learns nothing from winning. The act of losing, however, can elicit great wisdom. Not least of which is, uh... how much more enjoyable it is to win. It's inevitable to lose now and again. The trick is not to make a habit of it.

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Question: Did Henry know the young Max cheated at chess?

Answer: Yes, that's why Henry refers about telling the truth under the influence of wine.

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