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The Substance of Fire

Timothy Hutton, Tony Goldwyn, and Sarah Jessica Parker are siblings who inherit a painful emotional legacy from their father Issac Geldhart (Ron Rifkin), a holocaust survivor overcome with grief due to his wife's recent death. Issac's festering rage and survivor's guilt leads him down a self-destructive path which includes risking bankruptcy of his respectable publishing firm and the tragic unraveling of his family. A piercing psychological drama based on the play by Jon Robin Baitz.

Screenplay by: Jon Robin Baitz

Directed by: Daniel J. Sullivan

Duration: 102 mins

Genre: Drama

Advisories: Adult Language, Adult Content, Mild Violence

Rating: R

Audio Format: Surround Sound, Dolby Digital 5.1, English/Spanish

Video Format: HDTV, Closed Captioning

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