Benny & Joon

Benny & Joon (1993)

3 corrected entries

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Corrected entry: Near the end of the movie when Joon is in a hospital room trying to decide to stay or go, Benny is swinging outside her window. The exterior shot shows all the windows about only 3 feet apart but the interior shot has only one window on a 12 foot wall. There should be between 2-3 windows in Joon's room.

Correction: Sam is the character that is swinging outside the window, not Benny, who is Joon's brother, who is sitting with her and the doctor during the scene.

Corrected entry: In the scene with Joon and Sam on the bus, before she starts freaking out, Sam doesn't have his arm around her, but when it switches to him asking her if she's ok, his arm is around her without showing him putting it there.

Correction: you actually do see him put his arm around her.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Sam is writing Benny and Joon's names down, he writes with his right hand. In all other scenes in which he is writing, he writes with his left. (00:04:10)

Correction: When Sam goes to apply for a job in a video rental store, he starts to fill it in right-handed, then swaps the pencil to his left hand. He is to all intents and purposes unable to read or write. When my sister was a child and first learning to write, she thought she had to use her right hand because everybody else did, but she's naturally left-handed. Sam is very child-like and may have the same problem. My sister is now 28 and writes with her right hand, but does everything else left-handed.

Continuity mistake: When Benny and Joon are riding in the car to Benny's friend's house, Joon looks up at Sam in the tree. This scene is in slow motion, and we can see Benny's hand turning the wheel sharply to the right to turn into the driveway. There is another shot of Sam in the tree, then the shot of Joon is recycled -- Benny's hand is again moving the steering wheel sharply to the right.

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Question: What exactly is wrong with Joon? I don't think they mentioned it in the movie, but does anyone have a good guess?

Answer: I would guess high functioning autistic. Similar to Rainman. Especially her being obsessive compulsive.

William Bergquist

Answer: Initially, I thought that she had PTSD after her parents died because she appeared to have watched the accident or been in the accident.

Answer: She had schizophrenia, she showed that with her paranoia when she accused Benny of cheating and hallucinations when she was getting upset with the voices in her head on the bus.

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