posted on Aug, 8 2010 @ 10:10 AM
You'll need to look at the scene, she asks for a glass of water and someone goes and gets her one, the glass is visible in the hand of the individual
who gets her the water, but when she appears to drink it, there is no glass, a second after the captured image, you see the glass being placed on the
I do believe it to be deliberate, as the error would be glaring given the standards Scorsese sets in most of his films, what I am trying to understand
is the contextual meaning.
As for the poor cuts I talk of, they are many, but would probably be considered minor with regard to being continuity errors, most of which appear to
be the difference in the positioning of characters from one camera angle to another, although it's the same scene. One of the more obvious gaffs
occurs at 1hr 18mins and 17secs where DeCaprio's partner reaches into his left inside pocket for the 'intake form' at the next cut it takes a
couple of seconds and then shows him, once again reaching to his inside left pocket for the aforementioned 'intake form'.
I maybe grasping at straws, regarding these being deliberate or otherwise, but it just seems there are too many through out the film for all of them
to have been missed and cannot fathom why they would be allowed to remain post edit.
Is Scorsese paying homage to a by gone era, and trying to duplicate mistakes that would have been left in films of the fifties due to costs?
[edit on 8-8-2010 by Koka]