- Fake Scot: Eve Austin and Sally Messham, who play Kay and Manda, are both English.
- Follow the Leader: Takes some stylistic influence from Trainspotting, with the emphasis on dialect and the narrative splitting of into multiple threads once the girls reach Edinburgh.
- Renamed to Avoid Association: Done with both adaptations to avoid association with The Sopranos, naturally.
- Saved from Development Hell: Director Michael Caton-Jones originally optioned the film rights with his own money when the book was first published in 1998 and spent the next twenty years trying to get the project off the ground.
Trivia / The Sopranos