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Released on January 21 of 1983 in the USA, "Threshold" (also known as "A cuore aperto") is a Drama/Science Fiction film directed by Richard Pearce , starring Donald Sutherland, Jeff Goldblum, Allan F. Nicholls, Sharon Acker, Jana Stinson and Jessica Steen.

In this surgeons hands, life has a new meaning.

Who is the director of "Threshold":

Threshold was directed by Richard Pearce, an American director, and cinematographer.

Before directing Threshold, Richard Pearce had directed Heartland, released in 1979. Since, he directed Country, released in 1984, No Mercy (1986), The Long Walk Home (1990), Leap of Faith (1992), A Family Thing (1996).

When was "Threshold" released:

Threshold was initally released in the United States on Friday, January 21, 1983. Also released on Friday, January 21, 1983 have been Independence Day (dir. Robert Mandel), The House on Sorority Row (dir. Mark Rosman), El Tesoro de las cuatro coronas (dir. Ferdinando Baldi), and The Year of Living Dangerously (dir. Peter Weir). This was thirty-six (36) years ago.

It has been released on Saturday, September 19, 1981 in Canada.

What is the casting of "Threshold":

At the casting of Threshold we find Donald Sutherland, previously seen in Eye of the Needle (1981) and Gas (1981); Jeff Goldblum (Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Thank God It's Friday (1978)); Allan F. Nicholls (Popeye (1980), HealtH (1980)) [ more... ]

  • Donald Sutherland and Jeff Goldblum also appeared together in Invasion of the Body Snatchers, released in 1978.
  • Michael Lerner and Mare Winningham can both be seen in Mirror Mirror, released in 2012.

What is the Storyline of "Threshold":

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.

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.


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