R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Hanif Kureishi said that 'Junichiro Tanizaki''s novella, Diary of a Mad Old Man, is the inspiration behind the story.
Why didn't you tell me you were having an operation?
Maurice: I didn't want to cheer you up.
In the newspaper fight scene in the restaurant, the waitress is seen about a foot behind Maurice as he is initially attacked. From the opposite camera angle, the waitress alternates between being missing or about ten feet away.
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