The Substance of Fire

The Substance of Fire (1997)

TMDb Score
R 1 hr 37 minMar 14th, 1997Drama

Isaac Geldhart is a Holocaust survivor who, overcome by grief at the recent death of his wife, seems determined to run his publishing firm into the ground by printing books that have no hope of financial success. His son Aaron, who also works at the company, grows frustrated with Isaac's emotional decline and attempts to take over the firm. The resulting crisis involves Isaac's other two children, his daughter Sarah and his dying son Martin.

Daniel J. Sullivan
Tony Goldwynas Aaron Geldhart
Timothy Huttonas Martin Geldhart
Ron Rifkinas Isaac Geldhart

Movie Details

Original Language:English
Production Companies:Miramax