The unexpurgated version of the film has never been shown in Japan, and the film negatives had to be secretly shipped out of the country to France for developing.
But Carell reportedly said the scene, in which Gosling's confident ladies' man bares himself before Carell's sad-sack soon-to-be divorcé in a locker room, : ''Was it awkward? Other French filmmakers considered that profits could be made from risqué films that showed women disrobing.
Series producer saw the movie 1970 and added his two favorite words to the title, making the twentieth in the series, followed by , based around a -style beauty contest.
Due to the or sheer nature of 1920s and 1930s fashions, female body parts or virtual nudity, or both, can be on display even when the performer is fully clothed.