"I wanted [Martin] to be a really decent human being because I didn't want to depict the cliché that a woman becomes a lesbian because her husband is terrible to her."
-- Patricia Rozema
Hays, Matthew. "Patricia Rozema: The Mermaid's Song." Interview with Patricia Rozema. In The View from Here: Conversations with Gay and Lesbian Filmmakers. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2007. (p. 287)