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The Slender Thread


[[Performer~P106775~Sidney Pollack~sydneypollack]] marked his feature film directing debut with this taut suspense drama, based upon an actual incident reported in Time Magazine. [[Performer~P106725~Sidney Poitier~sidneypoitier]] stars as Alan Nuell, a student volunteer at a medical clinic in Seattle who answers the phone to find Inge Dyson ([[Performer~P80576~Anne Bancroft~annebancroft]]) on the other end. Inge, depressed about her life, has just taken an overdose of sleeping pills. With Inge slowly...more