The Substance of Fire Trailer

The Substance of Fire Trailer (1997)

14 March 1997 97 mins

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.

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Tony Goldwyn

as Aaron Geldhart

Timothy Hutton

as Martin Geldhart

Ron Rifkin

as Isaac Geldhart

Sarah Jessica Parker

as Sarah Geldhart

Lee Grant

as Cora Cahn

Elizabeth Franz

as Miss Barzakian

Benjamin Ungar

as Young Issac

Viola Davis

as Nurse

Adolph Green

as Mr. Musselblatt

Debra Monk

as Martha Hackett


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United States 14 March 1997

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