Director: Ignas Jonynas
Original Title: Lošėjas
Main Cast: Vytautas Kaniusonis, Oona Mekas, Romulad Lavrynovic, Valerijus Jevsejevas, Lukas Kersys, Jonas Vaitkus
This has picked up a huge number of awards and was a big hit in its native Lithuania. It is a strikingly original film that boasts some really outstanding performances, none more so than from Vytautas Kaniusonis, who will be attending this year’s festival! Paramedic Vincentas has a serious gambling problem. When he lands in trouble, he is prepared to gamble on anything to recoup the money he keeps on losing. He finally gets the idea to gamble on his patients and organises an illegal game in which life and death are at stake.