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The Real Olympics

2004 Rated NR 2hr

Although it's easy to dismiss rampant nationalism and crass commercialism as expected byproducts of the modern Olympic Games, the original competitions held in Ancient Greece were also marked by political and financial concerns. This fascinating PBS documentary sets out to demythologize the legendary gathering by comparing and contrasting the Ancient Greek games with modern-day Olympics via archival footage and dramatic reenactments.

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Movie Details

Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1

Subtitles

No

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W and color; interactive menus; scene access.