Belgium, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom 2017 – Director: Arunas Matelis – Original language: Italian, English, Dutch – Subtitles: English

Their jerseys are torn; their elbows are bloody. Give up? No chance! The captains still need their domestiques. WONDERFUL LOSERS: A DIFFERENT WORLD depicts these anonymous professional cyclists with great sensitivity. There, at the bottom of the results table, beats the true heart of this sport.

Writer: Arunas Matelis. Camera: Mark Olexa, Ivars Zviedris, Simone Rivoire, Giordano Bianchi, Valdis Celmins, Andrius Kemežys, Giacomo Becherini, Paolo Beniti, Vincent O’Callaghan, Arunas Matelis. Sound: Raf Enckels. Editing: Mirjam Jegorov, Gatis Belogrudovs. Music: Alberto Lucendo. Production: Studio Nominum, Stefilm, DOK Mobile, Associate Directors. Producer: Algimante. Length: 71 min. International Sales: Deckert Distribution.

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