A Perfect Murder

Visible crew/equipment: In the loft scene when Stephen asks David to kill his wife, a crew member steps out from behind the cabinet behind Stephen.

Visible crew/equipment: When Emily is driven home to her mother and the mother opens the car door, a camera and microphone boom are visible in the reflection of the car window. (00:59:05)

Revealing mistake: At the end a character is killed and you see him lying on the floor, dead, but still breathing.... (01:43:00)

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Question: Why did Michael Douglas expect David to spend 2 hours in the back stairwell between entering the building at 8 p.m. and attacking Gweneth at 10 p.m. after the phone rings? He'd be sitting in the stairwell where anyone could see him, with or without his black ski mask.

Answer: It is unknown what Douglas' entire thinking was behind the plan, but if someone had spotted David in the stairwell, it would only help to support Douglas' alibi and point the finger at a stranger breaking into the apartment and killing his wife.

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Answer: Good point. If a resident in an upscale apartment building like that were to see a suspicious-looking man loitering in the stairwell, he would tell the doorman, who would either investigate or call the police, or both.

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