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Project Nim

  • Release Date: Jul 08, 2011
  • Rated: Some strong language, drug content, thematic elements and disturbing images
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 39 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:James Marsh


Oscar-winning director James Marsh (James Marsh) shifts his focus from man to monkey to tell the remarkable story of Nim, a chimpanzee who managed the unique feat of learning sign language after being raised like a typical human child. Interviews with Nim's trainers as well as other key researchers are combined with archival footage to offer incredible insight into the experiment...more

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