Film about US v USSR basketball final breaks Russian record

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Going Vertical, portraying Soviet victory at 1972 Olympics, is Russia’s highest-grossing movie

A film about an Olympic basketball showdown between the Soviet Union and the US has broken records in Russia, at a time when the country’s sports are mired in a doping scandal and relations with Washington are at a low point.

Going Vertical shows Soviet players claiming victory over the US in the final of the 1972 Munich Games, but skirts around the fact that the Americans never accepted defeat because of allegations of incorrect refereeing.

Related: 50 stunning Olympic moments: No1 – USA v USSR, basketball final, 1972 | Sean Ingle

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