Das Chinesische Wunder (1977)

Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - West Germany  |  
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The protagonist in this film is a surgeon whose wife is running around with his young partner, and whose medical career is hampered by his need to find a way to perform a heart-valve replacement operation. His wife's lover plans to move to Hong Kong, with her in tow, to learn something of acupuncture (which might help with the operation). The wife is involved in an auto accident before their trip, and he goes on without her. On the way there, he meets a mysterious Russian-refugee doctor who has a set of wonder-working acupuncture needles.

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accident, acupuncture, doctor/nurse, extramarital-affair, love-triangle, surgery