GenreDocumentary, Drama, Family CountryUnited States
CastDoug Dearth, Devin Dearth Release dateOctober 2009 (2009-10) (Louisville)
September 16, 2011 (2011-09-16) (United States) Music directorLawrence Tolhurst, David Robbins Similar moviesHospital (1970), Little Man (2005), The English Surgeon (2007), Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders (2009), The Waiting Room (2012)
Medicina tradicional china pelicula 9000 needles
9000 Needles is a 2009 documentary film about the story of a young husband and father and his family as they struggle to deal with the aftermath of a devastating stroke.
The film documents the fate of Devin Dearth, a successful businessman and champion body builder who suffered a devastating stroke caused by a bleed in his brain stem, leaving him paralyzed on his right side, unable to walk, and with difficulty speaking. With the help of his brother Doug (film director), they then travel to Tianjin, China to try a stroke rehabilitation center that uses acupuncture and traditional Chinese Medicine.
Dove Foundation: Five Doves family friendly review
Temecula Valley International Film Festival 2010 Best Documentary
Phoenix Film Festival 2010 Best Documentary and Audience Award
DocuWest Film Festival 2010 Best Feature Length Documentary
Louisville International Festival of Film 2009 1st runner-up: Audience Award
Cleveland International Film Festival 2010 1st runner-up: Audience Award
Mammoth Film Festival 2009 1st Runner-Up: Best Documentary