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Dying to Live: The Journey Into a Man's Open Heart

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 50 min.
  • Genres: Health & Fitness, Illnesses & Disabilities
  • Director:Ben Mittleman


Actor and filmmaker Ben Mittleman was about to turn fifty when his doctor gave him a disturbing diagnosis -- he was suffering from a cardiac condition that required open-heart surgery. The news opened the floodgates for Mittleman's fears and insecurities as he moved deeper into middle age, and he decided to keep a video diary to document his thoughts and feelings as the date with the surgeon approached. Before long, Mittleman had more than just his own health to worry about, as both his wife and his...more