Trivia: Despite repeated citations in print, (as recently as the 2001 edition of 'Film Facts' by Patrick Robertson), both Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie maintain that the sex scene between them was, in fact simulated, and they did not actually have sex, as has been widely reported.
Revealing mistake: Right at the end when John is dying look at the texture of his blood. It is way too thin, almost like coloured water.
Heather: One of the things I love about Venice, is that it's so safe for me to walk.
John Baxter: Steps.
Heather: Thank you... The sound changes, you see, as you come to a canal. And the echoes from the walls are so clear... My sister hates it.
John Baxter: That's too bad.
Heather: She says it's like a city in aspic, wrapped over from a dinner party, where all the guests are dead or gone.
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