The Substance of Fire

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  • R
  • 1996
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 5.9  (607)
  • 54

Based on an award winning dramatic production, the Substance of Fire stars Ron Rifkin as Isaac Geldhart, a man who survived the Holocaust as a child caught up in the terrors of World War II. He now resides in New York City and operates a publishing company, but still vividly recalls memories of the Nazi government burning books. The publisher finds himself haunted by his past. The plot unfolds as Isaac must confront the memories impacting his family in the United States and his business enterprise, as insolvency threatens his life's work. Talented actress Sarah Jessica Parker plays Isaac's daughter.

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Based on an award winning dramatic production, the Substance of Fire stars Ron Rifkin as Isaac Geldhart, a man who survived the Holocaust as a child caught up in the terrors of World War II. He now resides in New York City and operates a publishing company, but still vividly recalls memories of the Nazi government burning books. The publisher finds himself haunted by his past. The plot unfolds as Isaac must confront the memories impacting his family in the United States and his business enterprise, as insolvency threatens his life's work. Talented actress Sarah Jessica Parker plays Isaac's daughter.
  • Release Date
    1996
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 37 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.9  (607)
  • Metascore
    54