The Other Dream Team

Overview

This documentary traces the history of the Lithuanian national basketball team. For decades, the country's best athletes were abused and mistreated by the USSR. However, after the Soviet Union collapsed, the country fielded its own team for the 1992 Summer Olympics and became something of a cause célèbre. Although that was the same year the Unites States caused a worldwide sensation by sending pro players to the Olympics for the first time -- putting together a squad that included Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, and ...
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Overview

This documentary traces the history of the Lithuanian national basketball team. For decades, the country's best athletes were abused and mistreated by the USSR. However, after the Soviet Union collapsed, the country fielded its own team for the 1992 Summer Olympics and became something of a cause célèbre. Although that was the same year the Unites States caused a worldwide sensation by sending pro players to the Olympics for the first time -- putting together a squad that included Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, and Magic Johnson -- the talented underdogs from Lithuania also captured the imagination of the public, thanks in part to their close relationship to the rock band the Grateful Dead.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Q&A with writer/director Marius A. Markevicius and writer/producer Jon Weinbach; Audio commentary with writer/director Marius A. Markevicius and writer/producer Jon Weinbach
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/15/2013
  • UPC: 031398164036
  • Original Release: 2011
  • Rating:

  • Source: Lions Gate
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 6,523

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Chad Ford Interviewee
Fran Fraschilla Interviewee
Vladas Garastas Interviewee
Mickey Hart Interviewee
Zydrunas Ilgauskas Interviewee
Sergejus Jovaisa Interviewee
Arturas Karnisovas Interviewee
Rimas Kurtinaitis Interviewee
Jim Lampley Interviewee
Vytautas V. Landsbergis Interviewee
Dan Majerle Interviewee
Sarunas Marciulionis Interviewee
Dennis McNally Interviewee
Chris Mullin Interviewee
Donnie Nelson Interviewee
Arturas Poviliunas Interviewee
David Remnick Interviewee
Mitch Richmond Interviewee
Arvydas Sabonas Interviewee
Tommy Sheppard Interviewee
Charles Smith Interviewee
Greg Speirs Interviewee
David Stern Interviewee
Jonas Valanciunas Interviewee
Danute Valanciunas Interviewee
Alexandr Volkov Interviewee
Bill Walton Interviewee
Alexander Wolff Interviewee
Technical Credits
Marius Markevicius Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Topaz Adizes Camera Operator
Phil Aitken Sound/Sound Designer
Markos Alvarado Camera Operator
Michael Bozzo Camera Operator
Jennifer Cochis Co-producer
Vaidas Digimas Camera Operator
Jeff Dolen Camera Operator
Jim Farrell Camera Operator
Jesse Feldman Cinematographer
Jeff Goelz Animator
Kevin Granahan Sound/Sound Designer
Domas Jankevicius Sound/Sound Designer
Jonas Jocys Sound/Sound Designer
Dennis Mahr Sound/Sound Designer
Dan Marks Editor
Julius Navagrudskas Sound/Sound Designer
Stephen Nelson Sound/Sound Designer
Howard Newstate Camera Operator
Dustin O'Halloran Score Composer
Marcus Pardo Sound Editor
Carmine Picarello Sound/Sound Designer
Tomas Riuka Camera Operator
Sergio Rocha Sound Editor
Linas Ryskus Co-producer
Dan Snow Sound/Sound Designer
Martynas Tamulis Sound/Sound Designer
Vytautas Valiunas Sound/Sound Designer
Marc Weinbach Musical Direction/Supervision
Jon Weinbach Producer, Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Other Dream Team
1. Scene 1 [7:28]
2. Scene 2 [8:01]
3. Scene 3 [6:04]
4. Scene 4 [5:59]
5. Scene 5 [9:20]
6. Scene 6 [4:13]
7. Scene 7 [9:09]
8. Scene 8 [5:18]
9. Scene 9 [8:51]
10. Scene 10 [10:44]
11. Scene 11 [11:05]
12. Scene 12 [4:20]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Other Dream Team
   Play Movie
   Scene Selection
   Set Up
      English
      Spanish
      Subtitles: Off
   Special Features
      Audio Commentary with Director Marius A. Markevicius & Producer Jon Weinbach
         Audio Commentary: On
         Audio Commentary: Off
      Q&A with Director Marius A. Markevicius & Producer Jon Weinbach
      Also from Lionsgate
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