Winner, The

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Type: film
Genre: melodrama
Year of production: 2008
Duration: 90 minutes
Directed by: A'lgis Arlauskas
Written by: Tatyana Sarana
Production designer: Antonina Mavrina
Director of photography: Il'ya Melekhov
Music by: Group "pelageya"
Producers: Vitaliy Bordachev , Vlad Riashyn
Premiere: 05/04/2009 (Ukraine)
Cast: Eduard Trukhmenev, Ekaterina Vulichenko, Aleksandr Robak, Yulia Kuvarzina, Vladimir Gusev, Marina Shimanskaya
Rich and successful man seems to have it all. However, recently, cracks have begun to appear in the now less-than-perfect façade and underneath the surface, his life is beginning to crumble.  After he discovers that his wife has been having an affair, man returns to his home town where he meets an old school friend.

He may be poor but he is rich in character and spirit, and this man finds himself questioning his own values.  He realises that money and power, qualities he held in high esteem for so long, are empty and superficial, however, it is the discovery of his long-lost daughter, now grown-up, that really puts his life into perspective.