The Other Boleyn Girl

Audio problem: In the scene where Mary is leaving court and you see Henry riding a horse with Anne on the back, you can hear a siren go off twice. (01:05:30 - 01:06:10)

trina
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Revealing mistake: When Natalie Portman's character is about to be executed, if you look at the wall behind the executioner, you can see a modern metal drainpipe.

Madgefilmsinc2
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Continuity mistake: The morning after her wedding night, we see Mary walking with Anne telling her about the wedding night, notice Mary's braids in her hair, one braid is in a circle, yet in the next scene where Mary and Anne are folding a blanket, her braid is now down in one long braid. (00:12:20 - 00:15:30)

ShadowDancer
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Continuity mistake: When George comes in to get Anne before going into Mary who is getting ready for her wedding, Anne's headress changes, at first she is seen wearing a more decorative one and as her and George come around the corner and head to Mary's room her headress is completely different. (00:12:15 - 01:12:15)

ShadowDancer
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Audio problem: When Lady Elizabeth complains about the king coming to visit, Sir Thomas says, "That's easy for you to say you've had position and wealth all your life," and she replies, "Until I married you Thomas." When the camera faces Sir Thomas we hear Lady Elizabeth say, "And I was happy to give it up for love," but her lips do not move while saying this.

sunfox35

King Henry viii: I have torn this country apart for you.
Anne Boleyn: For which you should thank me, not be angry.
King Henry viii: Broken with Rome.
Anne Boleyn: Freed yourself, more like, from the decadence of a corrupt church.
King Henry viii: Got rid of a good woman in the queen.
Anne Boleyn: And with Spanish blood shackles you to Rome.
King Henry viii: Of which I would be excommunicated.
Anne Boleyn: And instead, become head of a new church! The Church of England.

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Question: On the corrections page for this movie, someone stated that Henry was the father of both of Mary's children. How? Didn't he stop seeing her while she was still on bed rest during the pregnancy of their first child?

Answer: The information on the corrections page is inaccurate. Mary Boleyn married William Carey in 1520. Because her exact birth date is unknown, no one knows how old she was when she married. It was shortly after her wedding that she began her affair with Henry VIII. It is also unknown if either of the two children she bore during this time were fathered by Henry, though there was certainly a high probability that he sired one or both. However, Henry never publicly acknowledged either child, unlike the illegitimate son he had with another mistress. The events in the film and book are fictional, and they vary from the historical facts. It is never mentioned in the film that Mary had a second child, either by Henry or William Carey.

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