Character mistake: At the funeral the Greek mayor makes the sign of the cross in the Roman Catholic way, not the Orthodox way. His hand should have gone from the right to left side of the body.
City Hall (1996)
1 character mistake
Directed by: Harold Becker
Starring: John Cusack, Al Pacino, Martin Landau, Danny Aiello, Bridget Fonda
Revealing mistake: When Kevin shows the Mayor the Times editorial about the judge he quotes a phrase from the article about whether the man would be a judge if not a former law partner of the mayor. Unlike many newspaper articles shown in films where if you read the article text it is actually jibberish, here it is a legitimate article criticizing the way judges are elected, but some parts are repeated, and it states nothing about the judge being a former law partner of the mayor.
Mayor John Pappas: Lyndon Johnson said, "Everybody will give you ideas on how to get out of trouble cheaply and fast. And they all come down to this: deny your responsibility." John F. Kennedy said, "An error doesn't have to become a mistake, until you refuse to correct it."
Trivia: Does anyone else notice the parallels between this movie and The Devil's Advocate? They both have Al Pacino running New York City and his "right hand man" is named Kevin.
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