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The “yeltsin’s heart”

Company :  “DIXI” CINEMA COMPANY
Year :  1998
Duration :  52 min. 30 sec.
Total number of releases :  1
Anchor :  Svetlana Sorokina
Directed by :  Aleksandr Levin
Project idea by :  Evgeni Kiselyov
The film “Yeltsin’s Heart” describes the situation in which Yeltsin found himself after the elections, the surgeons who literally pulled him out of the mouth of death, and how Yeltsin himself struggled with his illness.
The viewer will learn why Yeltsin addressed the nation concerning his forthcoming surgery, how long he was likely to live, why journalists were not allowed to interview DeBakey, and also about other highly placed patients of surgeon Renat Akchurin, world’s best medical instruments made in Kazan.
The following persons appear in the film: former Prime Minister Victor Chernomyrdin, Press-Secretary Sergei Yastrzhembsky, personal doctor Vladlen Vtorushin, and now acting Head of Cardiac Centre Academician Evgeni Chazov, Head of Medical Concilium Academician Andrei Vorobyov, Professor Renat Akchurin and his team, Head of Cardiac Institute Yuri Belenkov, Head of Governmental Medical Centre Sergei Mironov, members of President’s family, his bodyguards, Russian and foreign journalists.