The Substance Of Fire

  • 1996
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

Daniel Sullivan's earnest adaptation of Jon Robin Baitz's play is worth seeing for Ron Rifkin's performance alone. Rifkin stars as New York publisher Isaac Geldhart, who as a child watched while his family was taken away to die in a Nazi concentration camp. That memory has defined his life and now threatens to destroy it: Isaac feels compelled to publish...read more

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Daniel Sullivan's earnest adaptation of Jon Robin Baitz's play is worth seeing for Ron Rifkin's performance alone. Rifkin stars as New York publisher Isaac Geldhart, who as a child watched while his family was taken away to die in a Nazi concentration camp… (more)

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