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Project Nim (2011)

Project Nim
7.7 Rating
(20 ratings)
7.4 IMDB rating

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Nim Chimpsky

Nim Chimpsky

Himself
Stephanie LaFarge

Stephanie LaFarge

Herself
Herbert Terrace

Herbert Terrace

Himself
Wer LaFarge

Wer LaFarge

Himself
Jenny Lee

Jenny Lee

Herself
Laura-Ann Petitto

Laura-Ann Petitto

Herself
Bill Tynan

Bill Tynan

Himself
Joyce Butler

Joyce Butler

Herself


Written by
Elizabeth Hess

Elizabeth Hess

book Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be Human


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Description: This is an amazing film. What would happen if you raised a chimp as a human in an ordinary home and taught it sign language from infancy? Would it learn language? A professor and his hippie girlfriends tried this experiment during the 1970s with a chimp named Nim. Everyone of the dozen of humans who raised and cared for the chimp, bon ... (more)
Release date: 12 August 2011
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"A fascinating but ultimately a sad tale of human folly."


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Film Journal 2012 (58 movies items)

" March 25th - On the surface Project Nim appears to be just a documentary about the experiment of trying to explore a chimps capacity for language by teaching him sign language. However, as the film progresses it is quickly evident that this is Nim's story. That scientific study is only a small part of his life and what he is able or unable able to prove is irreverent. He is a living, breathing animal and the documentary is able to display that and create a connection between him and the aud"


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