Anastasia

Continuity mistake: In the scene on the boat, when Dimitri gives Anya the blue dress, the piping along the sleeves and the bottom changes from white, to nothing and back to white.

Continuity mistake: When Anastasia is singing after leaving the orphanage, there's a part when you see Pooka playing with these squirrels and in the next shot they disappear.

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Continuity mistake: When the Dowager Empress is walking towards the door and says the cinnamon smell is from an oil, her reflection in the mirror exactly matches her movements, including when she turns, when it should show a mirror image. Note the blue sash is on the same side in both. A quick reflection of Anastasia's head just before when she says "I just want to know who I am" has the same problem. After they sit the reflections appears to be right. (01:09:40)

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Continuity mistake: In the mirror scene with Anastasia's grandma when they're singing, the mirrors show the hair band Anastasia's wearing disappears. The lower part of her earring is missing in the reflection shortly afterwards. (01:08:20)

Continuity mistake: In the song "Paris Holds the Key to Your Heart," at the beginning of the song, when they sing "Down what we call la rue," the girl selling flowers stands next to Anastasia. In the next shot, she stands a little bit behind her.

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Factual error: In the beginning of the film, the Dowager Empress Marie states that the year is 1916 and that they are celebrating the 300th anniversary of their family's rule. The 300th anniversary actually took place in 1913. (00:01:05)

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Dimitri: What are you looking for?
Anastasia: The Russian Circus. I think it's still in here.

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Trivia: Inspired by the story of Anna Anderson (died 1984) who claimed to be Archduchess Anastasia, which would have made her the only surviving daughter of the Czar and Czarina of Russia. Only DNA tests years after her death proved she was not Anastasia, but an imposter which European nobility had long suspected.

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Question: Why did Anastasia's grandmother wait an entire decade to offer a reward to anyone who could find her granddaughter? This doesn't seem logical since it's clear Empress Marie loves Anastasia very much and is devastated when she gets separated from her by the train. You would think at some point when she got off that train she could've made some effort to get her granddaughter back and not wait so much time to do it.

Answer: She may have tried to find her, but thought she was lost forever. Later in the movie she was getting old and was afraid that her family's legacy would die with her. It was then that she offered a large reward to find her.

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