• Touched With Fire (2016)

Touched With Fire

Release Date: February 12th, 2016

DVD Release Date: June 7th, 2016

R |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

While staying at a psychiatric hospital, two manic-depressive poets (Katie Holmes, Luke Kirby) begin a romance that continues to blossom after their release.

Cast: Katie Holmes, Luke Kirby, Christine Lahti, Griffin Dunne, Bruce Altman, Maryann Urbano, Alex Manette, Daniel Gerroll

Director: Paul Dalio

Genres: Romance , Drama

Production Co: 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks, Moonstruck Productions

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Brad WheelerThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Dalio’s script doesn’t always flow as smoothly as the camera work, but an air of calm authenticity should leave audiences touched, in a good way. show more

  • 75
    Moira MacdonaldThe Seattle Times

    You leave Touched with Fire wishing there were a little more to it — the screenplay needed to flesh out Carla and Marco a bit more as people, rather than Bipolar Poets in Love — but undeniably moved. show more

  • 60
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film embraces ambiguity in the end, with a coda that places Marco and Carla on the same level but not in the same place. The scene's unsettled but peaceful mood seems an honest reflection of its characters' lives. show more

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