Lily Tomlin turned down the role of Miss Adrian.
Usually she preferred to hitchhike without a fixed destination hitching for hitching's sake for freedom and movement and that alone. But something was pulling her to the Rubber Rose, something softer than money and stranger than work.
At the beginning, lot of stars rise in the sky. One, aside and slower than the others, writes the words "For River". [River Phoenix]
After a disastrous limited distribution in 1993, the film was recalled and heavily re-edited for a 1994 re-release.
$676,978 22 May 1994