Christine Lahti sister's suicide motivated a unique movie project.

“My sister struggled with bipolar disease for over twenty-five years and then she took her life.”
— Christine Lahti

Christine Lahti is one of the most successful actors of our time. From her breakout role in "Chicago Hope" to her incredible role as an Assistant District Attorney in "Law & Order," we know her face and recognize her significant acting talent. What we don't know about her, until now, is the story of Christine's sister who suffered with bipolar disorder, which eventually led to her sister's suicide. That painful experience inspired a role dear to Christine's heart.  In the independent movie Touched with Fire, she plays the mother of woman with bipolar disorder. The film is the powerful love story of two poets who have bipolar disorder and meet in the psyche ward. Here's the trailer. 

110 min | Drama, Romance Two manic depressives meet in a psychiatric hospital and begin a romance that brings out all of the beauty and horror of their condition.