“Five minutes into the movie, he began to suffocate”: man died during Tarantino film in Moscow
Moviegoers sounded the alarm and demanded the movie to be stopped after hearing disturbing sounds coming from a man.
A man died during in one of Moscow’s movie theaters during the screening of a Quentin Tarantino’s new film “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood”. The heart of 63-year-old Alexander Yuferov stopped five minutes into the film, according to local law enforcement.
“The administrator called an ambulance, but doctors pronounced the man dead. According to preliminary reports, the cause of death was cardiac arrest,” police sources told Komsomolskaya Pravda. “This is currently being verified.”
The administrator, who was on duty that day, told the newspaper that “the movie was sold out and there were a lot of people even for this afternoon session.”
“This man came alone and was the last to enter the hall. I noticed that he was wet. It wasn’t hot outside and I decided that he just washed his face in the restroom,” she said. “Five minutes later, people started running out of the hall. They said the man was suffocating and reported strange sounds likes snoring. We immediately stopped the movie, turned on the light and called an ambulance.”
According to witnesses, doctors tried to start the Alexander’s heart and revive him for about half an hour. Unfortunately, he died.
The cinema returned money to all people who were inside the hall during the incident.