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'On the basis of sex' trivia and fun facts

Different protagonist In the first years of development of the film, Natalie Portman was going to play the part of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, until she abandoned the project and Felicty Jones was casted for the role.
Related Daniel Stiepleman - the writer of the film - is Ruth Bader Ginsburg's nephew.
Exceptional The French title for the film is 'Une Femme d'Exception' which translates to 'An Exceptional Woman'.
Against her At the end they say that 3 people voted against Ruth Bader Ginsburg for the Supreme Court. One of the men was North Carolina Senator Jesse Helms who was a conservative republican.
Question Following an argument between Jane and Ruth, Jane retreats to her room and cranks up her stereo. Martin goes in to her room to comfort her, turns down the stereo, and tells her how Ruth grew up being taught to question everything. The song Jane was playing was "Question" by The Moody Blues.