The film distributors say more people are coming to see the documentary than Hollywood blockbusters Resident Evil: Retribution Poster or To Rome With Love.
8,335 people came to see the documentary on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, raising LTL 114,513 (over EUR 33,000) in revenues. The Other Dream Team is the most successful documentary release in Lithuanian cinemas since the Independence.
"Every young person has to see this film as it's the most interesting history class," Mantvidas Žalėnas, deputy director general of Incognito Films, the company distributing the documentary.
The Other Dream Team talks about Lithuania's independence aspiration through the story of the country's legendary basketball players. The documentary centers around the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, where men's national basketball team won bronze medals.
The documentary is currently screened in cinemas of Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai, Panevėžys, Marijampolė, and Alytus.