Don't Tell Her It's Me Trivia
AKA: The Boyfriend School
Gus falls for Emily played by Jami Gertz
Director, Malcolm Mowbray says that he specifically liked the comedy he saw in the story. "I look for the embarrassing moments in everyday life. When you're trapped in a farce, it's not funny. It can be a nightmare. But it's funny to someone, or an audience who's watching."
Originally the production was to have been made in Texas. The novel, on which the film is based, was set in Austin, which is where the writer lived.
Contributed by: Stephanie
In Sarah Bird's book, Jamie Gertz character's name was Gretchen Griner and the persona adopted by Gus was that of a character from a novel Gretchen was writing, not Shelly Long's character.
The movie has since been shown on cable and subsequently released on DVD with the title "The Boyfriend School".