East, West, East: The Final Sprint | 2009

Directed by: Gjergj Xhuvani

 Movie Poster (spoilers)

Main Plot

An amateur cycling team from Albania heads to France to take part in a tournament only to discover on the way that revolution has broken out back home.


  • Ndri├žim Xhepa's character in "East, West, East: The Final Sprint" has a minor role as a supportive friend to the protagonist.
  • Helidon Fino is a cyclist who plays a crucial role in the final sprint of the plot.
  • Gentiano Hazizi is a professional cyclist who plays a significant role in the final sprint of the race.


In the final sprint of "East, West, East," directed by Gjergj Xhuvani, the central character, Koli, a young Albanian cyclist, competes in a race against a corrupt Italian cyclist. Despite facing numerous challenges, Koli emerges victorious, reclaiming his honor and proving that talent and integrity can triumph over deceit. The film ends with Koli's triumphant celebration, symbolizing the resilience and determination of the Eastern European people in the face of adversity.