The Substance of Fire

The Substance of Fire (1996)

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.

Writing:
  • Jon Robin Baitz
Directing:
  • Daniel J. Sullivan
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  • Release Date: 1996-09-11
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 97

Tony Goldwyn

Aaron Geldhart

Ron Rifkin

Isaac Geldhart

Eric Bogosian

Gene Byck

Elizabeth Franz

Miss Barzakian

Debra Monk

Martha Hackett

Gil Bellows

Val Chenard

Matt McGrath

Young Book Clerk

Patrick Page

Mr. McCormack Jr

Tom McDermott

Old Printer

Timothy Hutton

Martin Geldhart

Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Geldhart

Lee Grant

Cora Cahn

Andrew Pang

Mr. Otani Jr

Edmund Ikeda

Mr. Otani Sr

Alec Mapa

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Gina Torres

Maitre d'
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