Neil Fletcher, the villain of the film, bears a striking resemblance to Faramir.
He would also seem to be a descendent of Eden Fletcher from The Proposition, who was also a Smug Snake and was played by the same actor.
Prop Recycling - Large amounts of the Japanese air raid effects were re-used from Tora! Tora! Tora!, resulting in footage showing ships that were not present and showing the use of torpedos instead of the 600kg bombs the Kate bombers historically dropped.