- Box Office Bomb: Budget, $35 million. Box office, $7,459,300 (domestic), $42,064,105 (worldwide).
- Fake American: Abbie Cornish as Christie, who hails from Napa Valley.
- Fake Brit: One of many films in which New Zealander Russell Crowe played a British man.
- Genre Adultery: Ridley Scott, who normally directs big Spectacle action movies, doing a romantic comedy. Even when compared to Matchstick Men it's an odd choice.
- Vacation, Dear Boy: In a case where "vacation" means "working near my summer home", the film was born out of Ridley Scott's desire of a movie set near his house in Provence, France.
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