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The Other Dream Team (2012)

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The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.

Director:

Marius A. Markevicius (as Marius Markevicius)

Writers:

Marius A. Markevicius (as Marius Markevicius), Jon Weinbach
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Cast

Credited cast:
Greg Speirs ... Himself
Jim Lampley Jim Lampley ... Himself
Bill Walton ... Himself
David Remnick ... Himself
Mickey Hart ... Himself
Dan Majerle Dan Majerle ... Himself
Chris Mullin Chris Mullin
David Stern ... Himself
Zydrunas Ilgauskas Zydrunas Ilgauskas ... Himself
Kim Bohuny Kim Bohuny ... Herself
Mitch Richmond Mitch Richmond
Tommy Sheppard Tommy Sheppard ... Himself
Rimas Kurtinaitis Rimas Kurtinaitis ... Himself
Charles Smith Charles Smith ... Himself
Arvydas Sabonis Arvydas Sabonis ... Himself
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The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.

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Taglines:

Most Olympians dream of gold... Their dream was freedom.

Genres:

Documentary | Sport

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA | Lithuania

Language:

English | Lithuanian

Release Date:

28 September 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kita svajoniu komanda See more »

Filming Locations:

Anyksciai, Lithuania See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,821, 30 September 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$133,778, 11 November 2012
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Stereo
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This game is not about money - it's about freedom.
22 January 2012 | by zaziusSee all my reviews

Everyone who likes basketball knows Lithuania and its fans. This small (Lithuania has population as little as 3 mln.) yet basketball mad country since Barcelona won 3 Olympic medals in a row which is really incredible.

This movie is not about basketball it's about FREEDOM, about fight with repressors in one of strangest of ways - basketball game.

, The Other Dream Team' movie shows everything: passion, devotion, freedom from repression and power of will. It's about ordinary Lithuanian people who were extraordinary in basketball court and near it. Each victory of Lithuanian basketball was victory of whole nation in pacific yet most effective war against Russia (SSRS).

This game is not about money - it's about freedom.


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