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Project Nim

Documentary about Nim Chimpsky, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. Following Nim's extraordinary journey through human society, and the enduring impact he makes on the people he meets along the way, the film is an unflinching and unsentimental biography of an animal we tried to make human.

1 hour, 31 minutes

Last on

Tue 21 Jan 2014 01:50

BBC Films: Project Nim Trailer

BBC Films: Project Nim Trailer
This is the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. Watch the trail.

Credits

Role Contributor
DirectorJames Marsh
WriterJames Marsh
ProducerSimon Chinn
AuthorElizabeth Hess
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