Threshold Reviews

  • Jun 13, 2013

    The first artificial heart is made and used. It's time to see a real movie for a change. Hospital drama shows heart transplants up close. It's the first film I ever saw that shows surgery up close and personal. No fake stuff in this one, its like you are there! Respected cardiac surgeon Dr. Thomas Vrain performs a risky operation to provide a patient with the first artificial heart ever implanted in a human subject. [img]http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTzN_7YzwpweNYIAnJRBN36fleTs3VX7np22MiBnzSl9P_37w3rHQ[/img] He and his colleague, research scientist Dr. Aldo Gehring, consider the risks and weigh the odds as time runs out for Carol Severance, the patient. Severence will die unless the experimental surgery is done quickly and succeeds. [img]http://cdn.ezydvd.com.au/tn/270/ezydvd/805000/801984.jpg[/img] Canadian Best Actor award went to a young Donald Sutherland as the world esteemed heart surgeon who welcomes estranged biologist Jeff Goldblum into his world. The pair develope the first artificial heart and this film shows how it was done. [img]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/2/Open/20th%20Century%20Fox/Threshold%20(1981)/_derived_jpg_q90_250x0_m0/Threshold1981-PosterArt.jpg?partner=allrovi.com[/img] Donald Sutherland Threshold is a 1981 drama/science fiction film from Canada, directed by Richard Pearce. It starred Donald Sutherland and Jeff Goldblum. The film was nominated for eight Genie Awards in 1983 and won three of them. Sutherland also won best actor at the 1982 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival for his performance. [img]http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTuLDfh428yuJvpEm9Ivp5zNYzoq4lrfBhUvGGX1m-YsV6tXqLL[/img] SEE the trailer here: www.videodetective.com/movies/threshold/981938 Donald Sutherland as Dr. Thomas Vrain Jeff Goldblum as Dr. Aldo Gehring Mare Winningham as Carol Severance John Marley as Edgar Fine Allan Nicholls as Dr. Basil Rents SEE the entire film here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=FInoU0wzgzY [img]http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQuXB9uDID0AXwwXSNiB_kiC8omzq1At_1n_d67eVinievpAC6DlZel9g[/img] Directed by Richard Pearce 1981 Running time 97 minutes Country Canada Language English [img]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/36/Threshold.jpg[/img]

    The first artificial heart is made and used. It's time to see a real movie for a change. Hospital drama shows heart transplants up close. It's the first film I ever saw that shows surgery up close and personal. No fake stuff in this one, its like you are there! Respected cardiac surgeon Dr. Thomas Vrain performs a risky operation to provide a patient with the first artificial heart ever implanted in a human subject. [img]http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTzN_7YzwpweNYIAnJRBN36fleTs3VX7np22MiBnzSl9P_37w3rHQ[/img] He and his colleague, research scientist Dr. Aldo Gehring, consider the risks and weigh the odds as time runs out for Carol Severance, the patient. Severence will die unless the experimental surgery is done quickly and succeeds. [img]http://cdn.ezydvd.com.au/tn/270/ezydvd/805000/801984.jpg[/img] Canadian Best Actor award went to a young Donald Sutherland as the world esteemed heart surgeon who welcomes estranged biologist Jeff Goldblum into his world. The pair develope the first artificial heart and this film shows how it was done. [img]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/2/Open/20th%20Century%20Fox/Threshold%20(1981)/_derived_jpg_q90_250x0_m0/Threshold1981-PosterArt.jpg?partner=allrovi.com[/img] Donald Sutherland Threshold is a 1981 drama/science fiction film from Canada, directed by Richard Pearce. It starred Donald Sutherland and Jeff Goldblum. The film was nominated for eight Genie Awards in 1983 and won three of them. Sutherland also won best actor at the 1982 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival for his performance. [img]http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTuLDfh428yuJvpEm9Ivp5zNYzoq4lrfBhUvGGX1m-YsV6tXqLL[/img] SEE the trailer here: www.videodetective.com/movies/threshold/981938 Donald Sutherland as Dr. Thomas Vrain Jeff Goldblum as Dr. Aldo Gehring Mare Winningham as Carol Severance John Marley as Edgar Fine Allan Nicholls as Dr. Basil Rents SEE the entire film here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=FInoU0wzgzY [img]http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQuXB9uDID0AXwwXSNiB_kiC8omzq1At_1n_d67eVinievpAC6DlZel9g[/img] Directed by Richard Pearce 1981 Running time 97 minutes Country Canada Language English [img]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/36/Threshold.jpg[/img]