Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles

Continuity mistake: When Lestat slices the whore's wrist at the hotel, blood drips everywhere on the couch, but when she stands up in the next shot, there is no blood anywhere. (01:56:12)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Louis is transforming into a vampire, he finally stops crawling around and lies on the ground. There are two leaves in his hair on either side of his head. We then see a shot of Lestat and then back to Louis and the leaves are gone. (00:13:40)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Louis is convulsing in the graveyard after taking blood from Lestat, in the background you can see Lestat trying to sit up in front of the tomb and makes it half way up, in the next shot he is getting up from being on the ground all over again. (00:13:30)

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Continuity mistake: The scene where Louis is kissing the old woman with the two poodles under the tree, she kisses his mouth and smears lip stick onto his nose. The camera cuts away to the two poodles, then back to them but the lipstick is not on Louis' nose any longer. (00:22:45)

Continuity mistake: When Lestat and Louis are in the graveyard and Lestat is turning Louis into a vampire, when he first drops his blood into Louis's mouth there is blood dripping all down one side of Louis's face. He sucks Lestat's blood and it's still there, then when he starts convulsing because his body is dying, he has blood only on his chin. (00:13:00)

Continuity mistake: In the scene where there is a vampire hanging upside down, played by Stephen Rea I think, the cloak around his shoulders and his hair looks normal, not hanging upside down with him.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Louis is transforming into a vampire, he finally stops crawling around and lies on the ground. There are two leaves in his hair on either side of his head. We then see a shot of Lestat and then back to Louis and the leaves are gone. (00:13:40)

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Lestat: Should we put out the light? And then put out the light. But once put out thy light, I cannot give it vital breath again. It needs must wither.

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Trivia: At 5'7, Tom Cruise was shorter than Lestat de Lioncourt (the character he played), who towered over the characters in the book version. Cruise was placed on elevated platforms to emphasize Lestat's height difference from the other vampires.

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Question: I never would have picked Tom Cruise for that role, but he did a fabulous job. However, I was wondering who else the casting people considered, and what made them choose Tom Cruise?

Answer: Daniel Day Lewis was offered the part, but turned it down. There's also a rumour, that I've never seen confirmed, that Johnny Depp was approached - if true, he presumably said no. The studio wanted a good name in the role (Lewis was riding high in Hollywood after "The Last of the Mohicans", Depp was very much an up-and-coming actor at the time) so Cruise would have seemed like an obvious choice. He was initially cast against the wishes of Anne Rice (who created Lestat with Rutger Hauer in mind) - after seeing his performance, however, she made a public apology for doubting him.

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