Scene with the briefcase (the ransom) on the boat
Steele compares his obsession with an old flame to that depicted in Obsession.
Man falls in love with his own daughter as result of conspiracy by his rival
DVD-cover placed strategically in store and other references
It's the same in both films: Meeting the woman while she is up on a scaffolding, restoring a wall painting in an Italian church.
DVD is shown in a video store.
Writer Paul Schrader mentions the film.
under Paul Hirsch's name in graphic
Brooke Shields' #5 Favorite Film
Numerous clips are shown through the film.