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The Other Dream Team Reviews

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October 11, 2012
Markevicius tells this incredible yarn through the significantly less exciting format of an ESPN-style doc, which gets the job done with minimal flourish.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 5, 2012
Markevicius vividly paints an inspiring picture of a group of men overcoming great political hurdles in order to bring pride back to a country that had been broken for decades and blaze a path for future generations.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.3/10
October 5, 2012
The title may be less than creative and the bare-bones plot synopsis hardly feels compelling, yet the documentary offers a fascinating and heartfelt examination of history through the microcosm of one sport.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 28, 2012
The presentation is conventional in style but uplifting in spirit, and worth seeing even if you know nothing about basketball.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 27, 2012
A sports film to remember.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 27, 2012
The production's focus is split-properly and effectively-between basketball and realpolitik.
September 27, 2012
Augmented by a trove of archival footage reaching back to the 1930s, Jesse Feldman's buoyant cinematography merges political history and sports mania into a triumphant timeline.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 25, 2012
I fully expect The Other Dream Team to join Do You Believe in Miracles? and Undefeated in your inspirational-sports-doc rotation.
September 25, 2012
Made with considerable reverence, but it doesn't quite manage to tow a tricky tonal line that's required when working with such sensitive and complicated material.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 11, 2012
Draws on archival footage and firsthand accounts from both players and outside observers to reveal the complex interaction of politics and athletics that colored the Euro-on-Euro competition.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
February 3, 2012
An uplifting docu from longtime producer and first-time director Marius Markevicius about the nation's unique love affair with basketball.
January 24, 2012
Triumph on the basketball court catalyzes national identity for Lithuania in this historical/magical masterwork.
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