- Completely Different Title: The film's American title was Short Wave.
- Old Shame: Nicole Kidman is rather embarrassed by the film. The only thing she said about it was how she disliked her outfits.
- Real-Life Relative: Brian Trenchard-Smith's son Eric is the little blond-haired boy in the shopping mall.
- What Could Have Been:
- Originally set in Melbourne, Brian Trenchard-Smith had the script rewritten to shift the action to Sydney, a city better suited to filming action sequences.
- The main characters were younger in the original script.
- Working Title: Water Rats.
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