Mad Love (film) Two teenagers, Matt Leland and Casey Roberts, are involved in a passionate affair, during which Matt abandons everything he has worked for to follow Casey on a cross-country trip. Eventually, he discovers an irrational and dangerous side to Casey, and must find a way to release her from his life. Directed by Antonia Bird. A Touchstone Picture. Released on May 26, 1995. Stars Chris O’Donnell (Matt), Drew Barrymore (Casey), Joan Allen (Margaret), T.J. Lowther (Adam), Amy Sakasitz (Joanna), Jude Ciccolella (Richard), Kevin Dunn (Clifford). 96 min. Released on video in 1995.