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There were 15 takes of Sissy Spacek slapping Marisa Tomei. The final version of the film used the first take.
This is the highest grossing non-IMAX film in history to never reach the top 10 in a given week.
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The movie is set in Camden, Maine, a town in the mid-coast region of Maine. It is also quite accurate with the mannerisms, dialect, and social customs of those areas.
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The words of Father McCasslin at the burial are the last five lines from Chapter 25, "Death", in "The Prophet" by Kahlil Gibran.
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Sissy Spacek decorated the house in which her character lives.
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The poems quoted during Willis Grinnel's two poker parties are William Blake's "Auguries of Innocence" and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "My Lost Youth", respectively.
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Many of the products used in the film are real regional products commonly found in seacoast Maine (i.e. Oakhurst brand milk).
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The cabin where Ruth (Sissy Spacek) and Matt (Tom Wilkinson) visit the Grinnells belongs to director Todd Field.
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A scene cut from the final version shows Ruth (Sissy Spacek) and Matt (Tom Wilkinson) watching the film Barry Lyndon (1975) at The Strand Theater in Rockland, Maine on the night of their wedding anniversary. Ruth tells her son Frank (Nick Stahl) "It was the first film your father and I ever saw together." This was intended by director Todd Field as an homage to Stanley Kubrick, whom Field had worked with on Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
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The amusement park scenes in the movie are scenes of the beachfront amusement park, Palace Playland, at Old Orchard Beach, Maine. The Ferris wheel that was shown lit up was the Sunwheel.
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Nominated for five Academy Awards. Won none of them.
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The Red Sox games heard on the radio are from 8 July 2000 and 9 July 2000.
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Director Todd Field previously appeared with Tom Cruise in Eyes Wide Shut. William Mapother (Richard) is a cousin of Cruise.
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In this film, Nick Stahl is killed by the abusive ex-husband of his girlfriend. The same year he played an abusive character himself in Bully (2001), where he is killed by his victim.
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