The Year of the Yao


1h 27m 2005

Brief Synopsis

A record of Chinese basketball star Yao Ming's first year playing in the NBA. Back home, Chinese fans are eager for their homeboy to honorably represent 1.2 billion of his countrymen. In the States, however, more than a few observers cynically question whether the big guy can play the NBA version of the game.

Film Details

Also Known As
Year of the Yao
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Documentary
Sports
Release Date
2005
Production Company
Endgame Entertainment; Nba Entertainment, Inc.
Distribution Company
FINE LINE/FINE LINE FEATURES; Fine Line Features; New Line Home Entertainment; Village Roadshow Limited; Warner Bros. Pictures International

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

Synopsis

A record of Chinese basketball star Yao Ming's first year playing in the NBA. Back home, Chinese fans are eager for their homeboy to honorably represent 1.2 billion of his countrymen. In the States, however, more than a few observers cynically question whether the big guy can play the NBA version of the game.

Film Details

Also Known As
Year of the Yao
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Documentary
Sports
Release Date
2005
Production Company
Endgame Entertainment; Nba Entertainment, Inc.
Distribution Company
FINE LINE/FINE LINE FEATURES; Fine Line Features; New Line Home Entertainment; Village Roadshow Limited; Warner Bros. Pictures International

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring April 15, 2005

Released in United States August 5, 2005

Released in United States on Video March 14, 2006

Released in United States Spring April 15, 2005

Released in United States August 5, 2005 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video March 14, 2006