The Slender Thread

the-slender-thread Rating: 7/10 (1,432 votes)
Director: Sydney Pollack
Writer: Shana Alexander / Stirling Silliphant / David Rayfiel
Stars: Sidney Poitier / Anne Bancroft / Telly Savalas…
Duration: 98 min
Genre: Drama
Released: 28 Mar 1966 (Sweden)
Plot: Alan is a Seattle college student volunteering at a crisis center. One night when at the clinic alone, a woman calls up the number and tells Alan that she needs to talk to someone. She informs Alan she took a load of pills, and he secretly tries to get help. During this time, he learns more about the woman, her family life, and why she wants to die. Can Alan get the cavalry to save her in time before it's too late? Written by Pat McCurry