The ban imposed upon the film by the Ontario Film Review Board in November 2001 (on the grounds that it offended "contemporary provincial moral standards") was finally lifted in January 2003, after Bill Moody replaced Robert Warren as the Board's Chair and new guidelines for reviewing films were adopted. The film's North American distributor, Cowboy Pictures, had also threatened the OFRB with a lawsuit.
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In the film's alternate ending, Anais is at the doctor's office getting examined. When the doctor asks her why she lied about being raped, she sits up and claims that he doesn't have to believe her if he doesn't want to.