Continuity mistake: Every time they show the outside of the bookstore, on the left you see the same adult drying a child's tears. (00:17:55)
Continuity mistake: When William takes Anna back to his flat, after the orange juice incident. His shirt is stained, she comes into the flat and changes. Then she leaves. When she returns to get her books, his shirt is still stained but after she kisses him the stain is gone. An impressive kiss... (00:16:45)
Continuity mistake: When William is interviewing Anna in the hotel suite, behind the lever door handles, there are two wide, brass, open lattice finger plates, which change to narrow, brass, closed lattice finger plates. (00:27:30)
Continuity mistake: At the bookstore, in the wide shots the surveillance monitor is sitting in the center of four large books, yet in the close-up of the monitor, showing Rufus, the shoplifter, there is another book lying on the larger books, to the left of the monitor. (00:06:15 - 00:07:05)
Continuity mistake: Despite the passage of time, every time we see the back of the door in the book shop the same post is visible in the basket.
Continuity mistake: After William leaves the movie set, in the next shot he goes back to the book shop. Seen through the window is the table with the books and globes. Then when Anna is standing near the window, we see that there are completely different kinds of books on the top shelf now. (01:39:10)
Continuity mistake: When William initially walks into his bookstore after he takes the mail from Martin, on the bookcase he approaches to his right we see close-up some of the books on three shelves, one of which says 'Siberia', and also the two small posters, the bottom says 'Mukiwa' and the top says 'Lonely Planet', tacked to the side of this bookcase. When Anna browses that same bookcase, she looks at the book 'My Turkish Delights'. The books that are on the shelves of the bookcase, and only the top poster that is tacked to the side are now completely different. (00:05:20 - 00:06:35)
Continuity mistake: In the 3-shot sequence where Honey is opening her birthday gifts, the shots show the following: 1. Hugh Grant puts a necklace on Honey and she is wearing the hat; 2. She has just opened the hat and is not wearing the necklace; and 3. She is wearing the hat and no necklace. In the following sequence (the competition for the brownie), she is wearing the necklace and no hat. (00:38:00)
Continuity mistake: In the scene where William visits Anna on the set of her period film and they have a discussion near the trailers, the same man pushing a trolley is in not one but three cuts back to Anna.