R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two short films, Apocrypha (2009) directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev, and These Vagabond Shoes (2009) directed by Scarlett Johansson were shot for inclusion in this movie, but were left out of the finished film. Both shorts are available as bonus extras in the DVD.
Have you ever made love to a perfect stranger?
Alex: Now you're teasing me.
Anna: I believe I am.
Alex: Well, I mean... No, not exactly a perfect stranger, if you mean someone I wouldn't know at all.
Anna: It's sad.
Alex: It's sad? Why?
Anna: Because there's almost nothing more ...
Natalie Portman's character, while discussing the rules of kosher, states she cannot eat "nothing that's not blessed by a rabbi." This is a common error - the production of kosher food is overseen by a rabbi, but the final products are not blessed.
English, French, Cantonese, Gujarati, Yiddish
€215,160 (Spain) (18 October 2009)
$1,585,859 (USA) (20 December 2009)