GenreDocumentary Music directorJames L. Venable CountryUnited States
DirectorAdam Del Deo
James D. Stern Release dateSeptember 16, 2004 (2004-09-16) (TIFF) DirectorsJames D. Stern, Adam Del Deo CastYao Ming, Shaquille ONeal, Charles Barkley, Steve Francis, Colin Pine Similar moviesSoul in the Hole (1997), Once Brothers (2010), Hoop Dreams (1994), Linsanity (2013), More than a Game (2008)
The Year of the Yao is a 2004 American documentary film telling the first year of basketball player Yao Ming in the United States. The film is narrated by his friend and former interpreter Colin Pine, who stayed with Yao during Yao's rookie year, and interpreted for him for three years.