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Genre: Romance
Duration: 110 mins
Country: Lithuania
Language: Lithuanian
Release: November 2018
Director: Justinas Krisiunas
Cast: Motiejus Ivanauskas, Roberta Sirgedaite, Rolandas Kazlas, Liubomiras Laucevicius
Availability: Worldwide except Lithuania, Taiwan

I Want To Live

Original title: Širdys

I don’t want to stay alive; I want to live… Set during the early years of Lithuanian independence from the Soviet Union. A rebellious boy, Saulius, arrives at a youth sanatorium where he meets a group of charismatic teenagers. They suffer from heart disease hoping for a miracle.

Set during the early years of Lithuanian independence from the Soviet Union. A rebellious, weak-hearted, but strong-willed boy, Saulius, arrives at a youth sanatorium where he meets a group of charismatic teenagers. They suffer from heart disease hoping for a miracle, as some await a donor…
One teenager, Saulius, a promising sprinter is brought to recuperate. Finding it difficult to adjust living there, he falls for Milda, who is awaiting a donor heart. The casual teenage infatuation gradually develops into true first love. A love that overcomes every obstacle, does not listen to the voice of reason and is stronger than death.