Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles

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 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)


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)

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 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)

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.

Visible crew/equipment: At the end of the movie, at the bridge inside the car there is a fight between Lestat and Daniel so no one should be driving the car, but you can clearly see a man driving it and he's all covered in black. (01:56:10)

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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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Question: Why did they decide to go with an older looking Armand? I thought the rules about vampire children would have seemed more apparent if the audience could see that he was one, so why the change?

Answer: The first problem was finding a child actor capable of playing the role - Armand is an extraordinarily complex character and it's highly questionable that a child actor could have played him to the requirements of the script. Secondly, there are some extremely homosexual overtones in the relationship between Louis and Armand (and, for that matter, Louis and Lestat) - while the film just about manages to get away with the relationship between Louis and Claudia, it's extremely likely that there would have been major problems with the censors and critics at any attempt to portray the relationship between Louis and a child Armand. The requirements of the story dictated that Claudia needed to be a child, but there's nothing that insists the same for Armand - hence the eventual decision to up his age.

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