Home for the Holidays is a 1995 family comedy-drama film directed by Jodie Foster and produced by Peggy Rajski and Foster. The screenplay was written by W. D. Richter, based on a short story by Chris Radant. The film's score was composed by Mark Isham. The film's narrative follows Claudia Larson, a young woman who, after losing her job and having an affair with her ex-boss, finds out that her daughter has plans of her own; therefore, she may have to spend her Thanksgiving with her dysfunctional family.