That Burning Question

Director: Alan Taylor
Screenwriters: Alan Taylor

Institute History

  • 1991 Sundance Film Festival


A young downtown couple are coaxed by their offbeat friend to an outer borough of New York City in search of a man who is going to set himself on fire out of romantic despair. His story, as they uncover it, becomes entangled in their own faltering romance. Alan Taylor has honed a totally engaging film that never misses on any level.

— John Cooper

Screening Details

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