Ballinagra, the name of the town in the movie is a reworking on the Irish 'Baile Na Gra' which means 'Town of Love'.
So, looking up the Senator's roots. There must be an election coming up.
Marcy Tizard: He just wants to find his ancestors.
Marcy Tizard: His ancestors? You mean like all those other American politicians trying to secure the Irish vote?
Millie O'Dowd tells Marcy that the Japanese girl will be married tomorrow, yet two nights pass before Sean and Marcy drive by her outdoor wedding ceremony in Sean's boat.
Neat end credits pan diagonally from the lower right to upper left through pictures of the movie.
$1,378,930 5 October 1997