The Substance of Fire
The Substance of Fire (1996)

A Jewish man, deeply traumatized by his parents' murder by Nazi's, grows up to own an NY publishing company. His children become part of the company, but when his publication interests focus on disturbing Nazi experiments on Jews,… 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
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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