Pig Heart Boy

Director: Kate Cheeseman
Year: 1999
Country: UK
Duration: 125 mins
Rating: TV
Cast: Rachel Bisdee, Jonathan De Herit and Jermaine Desmarais
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Filed under: Xenotranplantation, Drama

Moving drama about a 13-year-old boy who gets a transplanted pig's heart and who has to address many new ethical issues, including his new identity and how he sees himself. 5-part drama series, 25 min per episode. First broadcast in 5 episodes between 7 and 16 December 1999.

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This Biomedical Ethics Film Library is being presented in partnership with European Medical Students' Association (EMSA)