The Others

Plot hole: When Grace Stewart sends Ann out of the music room for "lying," the hall is visible as she opens the door - with lots of light from windows bursting in. I know it turns out not to matter, but the child would have screamed.

Factual error: When Grace goes into the children's bedroom to wake them up to introduce them to the new nanny and maid, she takes the only lamp they had with her into the bedroom but light is still reflecting off the nanny and maid as if a lamp was still there. (00:08:20)

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Bertha Mills: Sometimes, the world of the living gets mixed up with the world of the dead.

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Trivia: The disease the children have is a real-life, but rare, disease called xeroderma pigmentosum.

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Question: What is with Mrs. Mills and the rest of the people who come to help with the housework? I know they are dead, but are they evil or good; and what are they trying to do?

Answer: Evil and good do not come into it at all. They are simply dead people. As Mrs. Mills says it, sometimes the world of the living gets mixed up with the world of the dead. They simply died in that house and can't leave just like Grace and her children.

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