The Substance of Fire
The Substance of Fire (1996)

In this compelling but grim drama, a German-Jewish boy, deeply traumatized by the slaughter of his family by Nazi's, grows up to become the tyrannical head of a New York publishing company. Despite its sterling reputation, Geldhart… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 4, 2003
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Nusair
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The actors are all fantastic in their roles, especially [Ron] Rifkin.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Suggests that there is no family wound that cannot be healed by love and forgiveness.

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John Ballantine
Substance of Fire has very little substance or fire. Hutton continued the downward movement of his career while Sarah Jessica Parker hadn't quite gotten… More