The $60,000-a-month three-story house that Simone (Jacqueline Bisset) rents for Mr. Devereaux's (Gérard Depardieu) stay while under house arrest, was the actual house that Dominique Strauss-Kahn's wife, Anne Sinclair, rented in 2011. It is located in Tribeca, New York.
It's better make to people's cry. But you can laugh inside you.
When the Detectives are introduced, one is wearing an NYPD Detective Shield (badge), one a Sergeant's Shield. The Sergeant introduces himself to the hotel official as "Lieutenant Landano". Immediately after, he introduces himself to the housekeeper as "Sergeant Landano".
In the US, the MPAA initially rated this NC-17 and required cuts of scenes of sexual assault to gain an 'R' rating, much to the disgust of the director, Abel Ferrara.