Fires Within Poster

Release Date: 1991

DVD Release Date: December 26th, 2001

R|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
In 1982, Cuban political activist Nestor (Jimmy Smits) is ripped from the arms of his loving wife, Isabel (Greta Scacchi), and thrown in jail for dissidence. Frightened, Isabel flees with their daughter by sea to America. Off the coast of Florida, she meets Sam (Vincent D'Onofrio), a kind fisherman who sees them safely to Miami's Little Havana. Eight years later, Isabel is happy in the arms of Sam -- until a recently freed Nestor reaches Miami in hope of a romantic reunion.

Cast: Jimmy Smits, Greta Scacchi, Vincent D'Onofrio, Luis Avalos, Bertila Damas, Raul Davila, Earl Hindman, Kevin Duffis

Director: Gillian Armstrong

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Love triangle, Forbidden love, Marriage, Melodramatic, Daughter, 1990s, 1980s, Prison, Escape