- Creator Backlash: David Moreau was dissatisfied with the U.S. remake.
- Fake Brit: Croatian-born Rade erbedija plays the British conductor Simon McCullough in the U.S. remake.
- Old Shame: As recounted in a 2014 interview on SBS's The Feed, co-director David Moreau admitted that the U.S. remake was the worst experience for him. He also points out that he was shut out of the editing room during post-production.
- Talent Double: The 2008 U.S. version features violinist Mark Robertson playing Sydney's violin parts.
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