Hereditary

Visible crew/equipment: In the last scene when Peter is in the tree house, blue tennis shoes are moving up and down. This is most likely a camera man (or woman) trying to get angles.

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Suggested correction: I watched this entire scene three times and couldn't see any blue tennis shoes moving up and down. Most of the shots in the scene are close-ups of Peter's face. If the mistake is valid, then a timecode and/or a picture would be really helpful, as the scene lasts for a couple minutes.

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Continuity mistake: Peter dives through the window of the attic, shattering it with shards of glass and window frame busting out and falling with him. When the camera pans down to him lying on the ground, there isn't a single shard of glass or piece of frame seen anywhere. (01:56:10)

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Charlie: Who's gonna take care of me?
Annie: Uh, excuse me? You don't think I'm gonna take care of you?
Charlie: When you die?
(00:09:10)

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Trivia: The voice on the phone from the agent calling Annie discussing her exhibit date at the Archer Gallery is that of the film's director, Ari Aster.

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Question: Was the daughter possessed the entire time before she died? I noticed at the end one of the cult members at the end said something about the demon being released from the female host.

Answer: As the film progresses, we learn that the mother's side of the family has a history of serious mental illness, and the maternal grandmother was a secret devil-worshipper who was trying to fulfill an evil prophecy (crowning one of The Eight Kings of Hell from her own family). The little girl, Charlie, did apparently suffer some sort of mental illness, and she was raised and heavily influenced for 13 years by her devil-worshipping grandmother. Near the end it is revealed that Charlie actually was, all her life, a temporary female host for one of The Eight Kings of Hell; but she had to die because the prophecy called for a male host to be crowned King. At the very end, Charlie's cursed soul migrates into her older brother Peter's body; whereupon, he is crowned one of The Eight Kings of Hell.

Charles Austin Miller

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