Columbus, Indiana is known as "The Athens on the Prarie"

In an interview after a screening of the film, Koganda stated that one of the major influences for the film was filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu, and particularly his film, "Tokyo Story."

Columbus, Indiana is known for its unique modern architecture.

Columbus, Indiana was also used as a filming location for the film Madison (2001), starring Jim Caviezel.

Columbus, Indiana is the childhood home of Vice President Mike Pence.