This thread is followed until the tragic end to the story. In fact until Magic was found to be HIV positive i never knew anything about him but his name. Get to Know Us. It’s a touching story about a common dream, the journey of unexpected adventure that takes you from a small Yugoslav city to the place of dreams, and how that dream was marred and grew sour when their country was torn apart, another common dream that was broken up. A must watch for any NBA fan or a fan of sports in general. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? The film’s first ever public showing took place on 10 October at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

Was this review helpful to you? Mostly though it is bang on the money; it shows some great footage from the Nets with Petrovic showing his quality against Michael Jordan and it makes the civil war in Yugoslavia easy to understand. Edit Details Official Sites: This item, sold by Amazon. Retrieved from ” https: So, now, 20 years later it’s easy going down memory lane without admitting any guilt. Read more about DVD formats. Having had the pleasure of spending time interviewing Dino Radja during his time with the Celtics, and learning more about the political climate, as well as Vlade’s outlook, I’m happy to conclude that you are wrong on all fronts.

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Was this review helpful? It is, however, in keeping with your general lack of knowledge of this period.

Share your thoughts with other customers. The telling is really good throughout and the focus on Divac is a strength because he has a great warmth and is natural in front of camera — he may or may not be incredibly wealthy but he certainly doesn’t come over like a spoilt sports star. Journey back from dreams chaos-rampant 17 February While Vlade Divac is very much alive, Drazen Petrvic is very much dead, so we hear only one side of the coin.

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Their path and successes in the NBA is the icing on the cake. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The biggest problem of this film is that is completely one-sided.

Exclusively for Prime members. And it’s so much bigger than basketball too.

CS1 Croatian-language sources hr CS1 Serbian-language sources sr Pages using infobox television with editor parameter. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. And so it was I watched the film without knowing what happened to Drazen Petrovic or, at one point, quite what story I was being told. Jewel case may have cosmetic damage, online codes for possible online content are expired or missing.

All the other things are stupidity not worth commenting on. Interesting, engaging and moving with great warmth and honesty from all those involved but Divac in particular bob the moo 6 February Unprecedented access to the game and its players also provides NBAE unique contemporary storytelling opportunities, including such titles as Kevin Garnett: Customers who bought this item also bought.

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The Rise of Dwyane Wade. Is he pretending to wonder what happened or is this a genuine blindness to one’s own appalling behavior. Writing for the Slant Magazine blog, Jason Bellamy summarizes Once Brothers as an intimate tale that paints a vast panorama, but sees its long intro as necessary because “a good number of average [American] sports fans might not even remember Divac and Petrovic, and even many legitimate NBA fans are unlikely to know much about that duo’s European careers, not to mention the outline of the war in the former Yugoslavia”.

This page was last edited on 4 Julyat You’ll have a completely different opinion after seeing this film. Edit Storyline Drazen Petrovic and Vlade Divac were two friends who grew up together sharing the petrovicc bond of basketball.

Writing for The A. David Cassilo on the SLAM Magazine blog petgovic the film as mainly being Divac’s story about dealing with the division that comes between him a Serb and all of the Croats that were once his teammates on the Yugoslavian national team, praising it as a must-see for any NBA fan because “within the main story is the story of how an international player adjusts to the NBA.

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Dreams brought them together. Close friends as well as teammates, they lifted the Yugoslavian National team to unimaginable heights and both eventually fulfilled their dreams of NBA stardom. It’s a shame politics divides so many people. Himself archive footage Larry Bird What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

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ClubScott Tobias had mixed feelings about the movie: That was never a great friendship to begin with and the flag incident was never a problem between them. These two guys could have been brought together by Not to mention that it captures first return of Divac to Zagreb after the Yugoslavian war.

And these two men, once brothers, were now on opposite sides of a deadly civil war. However, I warn you that you might want to keep a Kleenex handy, as this is a pretty sad one. By all accounts, Divac was remorseful both at the time, and in the aftermath, and I’m not buying into your bluster about laying hard fouls on Drazen. So, now, 20 years later it’s easy going down memory lane without admitting any guilt.

Having had the pleasure of spending time interviewing Dino Radja during his time with the Celtics, and learning more about the political climate, as well as Vlade’s outlook, I’m happy to conclude that you are wrong on all fronts.

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Day the Innocence Died. This is about what it is to be human This is one of the best 30 for 30 i have seen. Kudos to NBA Entertainment for such a great idea for a film and for pulling it off so brilliantly. December 14, Run Time: