Alrhough they share no scenes together, the film reunites three actresses from Little Women (1994): Winona Ryder, Samantha Mathis, and Claire Danes. Winona Ryder would later star in Girl, Interrupted (1999) which also starred Jared Leto.
Claire Danes & Jared Leto play supporting roles in this movie. Both actors starred in the short lived tv show My So Called Life. Claire Danes won her first Golden Globe playing the role of Angela Chase.
In this movie, Anne Bancroft plays Glady Jo, and Claire Danes plays the younger version of Glady Jo in the flashback scenes. In Home for the Holidays (1995), which came out the very same year, Bancroft and Danes play a grandmother and granddaughter. The share no screen time in either film.