Trivia / Little Manhattan

  • Actor Allusion: Gabe's mom is no stranger to the New York city dating scene.
  • Dawson Casting: Charlie Ray was about 13 playing 11 year old Rosemary and Josh Hutchinson as 10 year old Gabe, turned 13 around time the movie opened.
  • Enforced Method Acting: That first kiss the kids have on-camera really was the actors' first.
  • Write Who You Know:
    • According to the commentary track, Willie Garson was cast in the movie because he's friends with the director and was even his college roommate.
    • Josh Pais, who plays the man Gabe's mother dates throughout the film, is also a personal friend of the writer and director, and is frequently cast in their projects.