PG-13 | | Drama, Music, Mystery
The character of Dr. Van Horn was originally written for author Salman Rushdie, a good friend of Writer and Director Paul Auster. Because the fatwah issued against Rushdie by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in 1989 had not been lifted, production costs would have exploded because of the necessary security to guard Rushdie.
You still don't know who I am, do you? After all these years, you still don't have a clue.
When Izzy is at Celia's apartment for the first time and closes the curtains to make it dark, there is a lot of light coming in even with the curtains closed. When they turn the lights off, the room is very dark.