Threshold Poster

Release Date: 1981

PG|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Dr. Gehring (Jeff Goldblum) is a brilliant scientist who invented the world's first viable artificial heart. After his invention successfully replaces the damaged heart of a young woman, Carol (Mare Winningham), the media learn of this astounding medical breakthrough and both Gehring and Dr. Vrain (Donald Sutherland), the surgeon who performed the surgery, become celebrities. But soon the question of ethics is raised, and the lives of the doctors and their patient are forever changed.

Cast: Donald Sutherland, Jeff Goldblum, Mare Winningham, Allan F. Nicholls, Sharon Acker, Jana Stinson, Jessica Steen, Mavor Moore

Director: Richard Pearce

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Hospital, Rise, Inspiring, Family, Transformation, 1980s, Father, Mother, Melodramatic