Why watch this film?
The 'Redeem Team' can be considered one of the most incredible basketball teams of all time. Featuring NBA giants like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, the team itself had one goal - to win the gold medal at the Olympics. Born from the disappointing defeat that the US faced in the 2004 Olympic Games, the 2008 team was in search of redemption. This documentary shows an interesting perspective on all the events that led to the creation of the team, as well as how they fared. It's a great movie about how sports moves nations and will please even those who are not basketball fans.
The US Olympic Men's Basketball Team's quest for gold at the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 following the previous team's shocking performance four years earlier in Athens. The documentary offers a fascinating portrait of team building and features insightful interviews with athletes and coaches from Dwyane Wade and LeBron James to Mike "Coach K" Krzyzewski, who reflect on how 'The Redeem Team' set a new standard for American basketball.
Where to watch?
Available at home