- Actor Allusion: At one point, Julie Mauduech (the black girl at the gallery) says to Hubert Koundé, "We've met before, haven't we?" which might be a reference to Mathieu Kassovitz's first film Café au lait (1993), in which they both starred.
- The Danza: Vinz, Saïd and Hubert are played by Vincent Cassel, Saïd Taghmaoui and Hubert Koundé, respectively.
- Dawson Casting: Although playing a teenager, Vincent Cassel was 28 years old when this movie was in production.
- Star-Making Role: The role of Vinz made Vincent Cassel a household name in French cinema.
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