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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997) Poster

Goofs

Anachronisms 

Though set in 1981-1982, there are 1990s-model cars visible When Kelso and Mandy go to the morgue.
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Audio/visual unsynchronised 

During the Lady Chablis nightclub performance, the audience can be heard applauding when she is finished with the bit in which she teases the doctor and his wife. However, no one is applauding when the camera pans the audience.
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Piano player's moments out of sync with music when John Kelso arrives.
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Character error 

When telling Jim that he's having trouble getting people to talk to him, John calls Jim "Kevin".
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(at around 2h 09 mins) In the courtroom the lawyer, Sonny, refers to his client as "Tim" not Jim.
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In two separate scenes, when talking about the nurse bagging Billy's hands, Sonny calls the hospital where she works "Chandler," despite the actual name being "Candler."
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Continuity 

John Kelso's drink at the women's bridge club.
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When Chablis is at the cotillion she asks a woman at the table to watch her purse. After dancing, getting a drink, and leaving, she never retrieves her purse.
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In court, when the Detective takes the stand, the area in front of jury is empty/open. When Sonny Seiler starts to question the Detective about the crime scene, a large wooden table suddenly appears in front of the jury box. In fact, when talking about the cat in the crime scene photo, Sonny sits on this table facing the jury. In the very next scene, the table is gone again.
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The end of the first day of the trial, the judge tells the jury to go home and not to talk to anybody and come in the next morning and go to the jury room. As Sonny and John leave the courthouse, Sonny explains that he is going away for the weekend, John is shocked that he is going with the trial starting in three days.
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When John walks into Sonny's office for the first time, he does not have his sunglasses on. When the shot changes, he is wearing his sunglasses again and takes them off.
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When John cannot start his car, he's sitting in it with the door open. As he jumps out of his car to get in the carriage he leaves the door open. When the car is shown again the door is closed.
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When John drives Lady Chablis home, the rearview mirror in the car disappears and re-appears.
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Billy's grip on the liquor bottle at the Christmas party changes between shots.
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John and Jim are walking UGA (the dog) to Jim's home. They go into the workshop and UGA is not with them.
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The hairstyle for the hostess of The Married Women's Card Club gets a recomb between shots. After asking the ladies if "everything is all right?", a lock is out of place. In the next shot, the stray lock is tucked and perfectly coifed.
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When Jim reaches for his glass on the piano, the first shot shot shows him reaching in between a man and a woman. The next shot shows him from a different angle and he is now retrieving his glass from behind the woman instead of between.
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In bar scene with John and Sonny, the head (foam) on John's beer changes between shots.
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Crew or equipment visible 

After Sonny has told John the story about the Judge's son being murdered, he drives away and the cameraman is reflected in the window of the car.
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Errors in geography 

As Minerva looks up from her Forsyth Park bench to see the plane coming in for a landing, it is headed straight toward downtown Savannah and the harbor. The airport there is actually located north of the city.
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When John steps off the tour bus at Forsyth Park, he walks south through the park in the opposite direction of Mercer House, where he is shown in the next scene.
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Spoilers

The goof item below may give away important plot points.

Miscellaneous 

Near the end, John is shown hanging the painting Jim offered to him in their final scene together, with Jim saying he'd have it shipped. However, Jim then died immediately after John departs, so no one would have known Jim had promised the painting to John.
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