Pleasantville

Audio problem: When Bud is yelling at his sister in the school hallway by her locker, she complains about girls not being happy in poodle skirts and sweater sets. When the camera's point of view switches, her mouth is still moving even though she's stopped talking. (00:37:00)

Continuity mistake: When the brother and sister are arguing, it is supposedly 6:30. because that is when the marathon starts. But watch when he flips past the preview channel - it is showing shows for the 1 to 2:30 slot. (00:00:35 - 00:12:40)

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David: Yeah, where's our lawyer?
Big Bob: Oh, I think we want to keep these proceedings as pleasant as possible.

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Trivia: The film was filmed entirely in color and had the color removed from the black and white portions in post-production.

Kara

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Question: I'm sure I'm missing something, but the ending didn't quite gel with me. I didn't get the significance of George Parker becoming Bill Johnson off-screen. Was it that given the fictional nature of the world/show, they were both different sides of the same person, or what? (01:51:45)

Jon Sandys Premium member

Chosen answer: I agree. I think there are a couple ways you could interpret this, but I took it to mean that Bill Johnson essentially became the new man in Betty Parker's life and that the show would continue reflecting this change.

Lynette Carrington

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