DREAM TEAM 1935

SAPNU KOMANDA 1935

By Aigars GRAUBA

PLATFORMA FILM - as PROD

Historical - Completed 2012

Based on true events, about the triumph of Latvian basketball team and its coach Valdemars Baumanis at the first European Basketball Championship in 1935 in Geneva, Switzerland. An amazing true story of impossible odds, improbable heroes and an incredible moment in history.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Historical, Drama
    • Countries
    • LATVIA
    • Languages
    • LATVIAN, ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 118 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Aigars GRAUBA
    • Writer(s)
    • Aigars GRAUBA, Andrejs EKIS
    • Producer(s)
    • Andrejs EKIS
    • Synopsis
    • Geneva, Switzerland 1935. The first European Championship in basketball is about to take place. Basketball is still a largely unknown sport to Europe and the national teams are meeting each other for the first time. Each want the honour of being the first champion.
      Meanwhile in Latvia, the coach Baumanis is convinced that he can gather the team and take it to Geneva. However on his journey he quickly learns that triumph and defeat are a part of the game. Baumanis faces many difficulties, as well as unexpected help from those closest to him.
      Dream Team 1935: their game made them a team – their spirit made the champions.
    • Partners & financing
    • Co-producer: PERRY STREET ADVISORS
      Special thanks: NFC OF LATVIA, LNT, RIGA MOTION PICTURES STUDIO
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jun 01, 2010
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