Project nim [videorecording] /
Roadside Attractions, HBO Documentary Films, BBC Films and UK Film Council present a Red Box Films production in association with Passion Pictures ; produced by Simon Chinn ; directed by James Marsh.
imprint
[Toronto] : Mongrel Media, [2012]
description
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Toronto] : Mongrel Media, [2012]
standard identifier
629159047706
credits note
Director of photography, Michael Simmons.
general note
Based on the book "Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp who would be Human" by Elizabeth Hess.
Originally released in 2011.
performer
Nim, Herbert Terrace, Stephanie LaFarge, Jenny Lee.
abstract
The story of Nim, the chimpanzee who became the focus of a landmark 1970s experiment to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. But as Nim's natural instincts take over and the humans trusted with his well-being fail to protect him, Project Nim uncovers the unflinching and extraordinary journey of one animal thrust into human society.
language note
Closed-captioned.
In English or dubbed French.
catalogue key
8212467
target audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some strong language, drug content, thematic elements and disturbing images.
technical details
DVD, widescreen, 5.1 Dolby Digital.

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