- Crowning Music of Awesome: Martial Solal's super-jazzy score truly brings this film to life, paying tribute to the film noir works which inspired it. If you enjoyed Yoko Kanno's score for Cowboy Bebop, then you'll find a lot to love here.
- Harsher in Hindsight: Jean Seberg's character tells Michel she's pregnant. Some years later, when she was pregnant in Real Life, the FBI spread rumors that a black man had fathered her baby in retaliation for her civil rights activism. She was so distressed that she went into premature labor and the baby died.