Beyond the Limit Poster

Release Date: 1983

R|1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary
As a boy, Eduardo Plarr (Richard Gere) and his mother fled Paraguay after his father was captured and held as a political prisoner. Now a practicing doctor in a small Argentinian city, Plarr is approached by an old friend who tells him he's working with the Paraguayan underground and a disgraced British counsel (Michael Caine) on a plan to kidnap an ambassador and hold him for ransom in exchange for the release of Parr's father and several other prisoners. Now they just need Plarr's help.

Cast: Michael Caine, Richard Gere, Bob Hoskins, Elpidia Carrillo, Joaquim de Alemeida, A Martinez, Stephanie Cotsirilos, Domingo Ambriz

Director: John Mackenzie

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Doctor, Tense, 1980s, Dark, Friend, Rescue, Quest


Nominated Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Nominated Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)