Backdraft, 1991 - drama thriller film directed by Ron Howard & written by Gregory Widen. The film stars Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rebecca De Mornay, Donald Sutherland, Robert De Niro, Jason Gedrick & J. T. Walsh. It is about the firefighters in Chicago on the trail of a serial arsonist who sets fires with a fictional chemical substance, trychtichlorate. The film received 3 Academy Award nominations.
Backdraft (1991) - Kurt Russell, William Baldwin & Robert De Niro - A rookie firefighter tries to earn the respect of his older brother and other firefighters while taking part in an investigation of a string of arson/murders. This detailed look into the duties and private lives of firemen naturally features widespread pyrotechnics and special effects.
Robert DE NIRO (b. 1943)  Notable Films Part 2, 1990s: GoodFellas (1990); Backdraft (1991); Cape Fear (1991); A Bronx Tale (1993); Mad Dog and Glory (1993); Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994); Casino (1995); Heat (1995); Sleepers (1996); Wag the Dog (1997); Ronin (1998); Analyze This (1999)...
The Princess got chatting to Kurt at the royal premiere of his film Backdraft in London in 1991 (pictured) and apparently confided in him that she was struggling with constant attention from the paparazzi
Backdraft. A boy watches first his father, then his brother, die on duty as firemen, and fulfills his own destiny. A Ron Howard film, beautifully made and intensely touching.