Ulli Lommel's BRAINWAVES is not unlike Douglass Trumbull's BRAINSTORM in that both deal with the direct transfer of experience from one person to another. The similarity ends there, though, as BRAINWAVES eschews hardware and shock effects for a closer look at how the experience affects
human beings. Kaylie (Suzanna Love) is in a coma after an auto accident. Her husband (Keir Dullea) and mother (Vera Miles) permit a new procedure to be tried on her. Given a donor brain from a murdered woman, Kaylie is besieged with memories of the murder as well as of the identity of the killer.
It's a solid suspense movie that falls short only because the cast is mediocre rather th...