The Wolfman

Question: Can someone translate what Sir John said after Lawrence told him he should pray?

Question: When John is telling Lawrence about the argument with Ben, John says that Ben would have taken Gwen away from him. Does this mean that John was secretly in love with Gwen?

Question: What was the argument that Ben and Sir John had about Gwen?

Question: When Lawrence follows Sir John into the crypt, why was he carrying a rifle?

Answer: He must have felt he needed it for protection.

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But why exactly? He didn't need it if he was simply going to follow his dad into the crypt.

Question: In the Director's Cut, was the conversation that Lawrence had with the old man a dream or did it really happen? Lawrence dropped his wallet then put it in his bag and the old man offered to give Lawrence his cane, but he politely declines. After waking up, the old man is gone but his cane is there, and Lawrence's wallet is back on the floor on the same spot.

Answer: It really happened. The discrepancies are meant to show Lawrence's mental state.

Question: Did Lawrence think that Sir John was responsible for Ben's death? Is that why he followed him into the crypt with a loaded gun?

Answer: Lawrence only had suspicions that Sir John was hiding the truth of Ben's death. If not directly, he believed that he knew who or what did kill his brother.

Question: Even though not said outright, why would Inspector Aberline accuse Lawrence of the murder of his brother and the gypsies? He was with his theater troupe when his brother was killed and the gypsies were killed by Sir John as a werewolf. Not shot to death.

Answer: Aberline suspected Lawrence of murdering his brother and the gypsies because of his mental history and, as a Shakespearean actor, he often played mentally-disturbed characters. Aberline jumped to a conclusion that it might be a case of life imitating art.

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Question: When Inspector Aberline is speaking to Lawrence, was his questioning a way of implying that Lawrence had something to do with his brother's death as well as the attack on the gypsy camp? It seems highly likely to me.

Answer: Yes. In modern times Lawrence would have been a "person of interest". There was no direct evidence, but the circumstances and his behavior made the inspector suspicious.

Other mistake: When Lawrence is looking at his wound in the mirror, it has slightly healed. Later, when Sir John visits Lawrence in the asylum, he shows the bite mark he got from the feral child to Lawrence. Since Sir John is also a werewolf, the bite mark should not be there.

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Gwen Conliffe: It is said, there is no sin in killing a beast, only in killing a man. But where does one begin and the other end?

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Trivia: Makeup artist Rick Baker has a cameo appearance in this film. He's the man who whistles to his comrades who are approaching the gypsy camp then a few seconds later, gets killed by the werewolf.

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