Enforced Method Acting: There's a scene where Clint Eastwood's character kisses a twelve-year-old girl to keep her quiet. According to the actress, the script had it written for him to cover her mouth with his hand and it had been rehearsed that way. Don Siegel suggested the change without telling her about it.
Working Title: Other titles contemplated by Universal Pictures were Pussy-footing Down at the Old Plantation and On One I Walked.
Enforced Method Acting: Angourie Rice was legitimately afraid of Colin Farrell during his dark scenes. The only way she could snap out of it was recalling a conversation he had with her about granola bars.