Originally Academy Award nominee Thomas Newman was going to score this film when the film was slated to be released in Fall 1994. However, when editing problems on the film caused a serious delay, Newman had requested his release to leave the project because he agreed to score a Western film that had just come up and didn't want to miss the opportunity to write an Aaron Copland style score to his excitement. Director Damien Harris was disappointed but agreed to let him go from the film on good terms because they had a great relationship on Deceived. After looking around for another composer, Harris was attracted to Carter Burwell, who had scored films for the Coen brothers and came up with the smokey jazz score that ended up in the film.
And here we are, just the three of us, about to suborn a supreme court justice into voting against crippled kids.
Vic Grimes: Does that give you pause, Mr. Crowe?
Nelson Crowe: Sure.
Vic Grimes: But?
Nelson Crowe: No "buts." The two of you wanted to know if it gives me pause; I said yes. It's a felony. ...
When the woman in the beginning says ten minutes she has her hand on her cheek but in the next scene she does not.
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