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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
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, c2011
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  QL737.P96 H46511 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Nim Chimpsky (Chimpanzee)
Chimpanzees -- Behavior
Human-animal communication
Animal communication
Sign language
Structural linguistics
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Language Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
English dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles
Note Title from container
Performer/Participant Nim, Herbert Terrace, Stephanie LaFarge, Jenny Lee
Credits Original music by Dickon Hinchliffe
Note Originally released in 2008
Based on the book: Nim Chimpsky : the chimp who would be human / by Elizabeth Hess
OFRB rating: Parental guidance
Summary 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
Note Special features: audio commentary ; featurettes ; trailer
Alternate Author Marsh, James, 1963-
Terrace, Herbert S., 1936-
LaFarge, Stephanie
Hess, Elizabeth. Nim Chimpsky
Red Box Films
Passion Pictures (Firm)
Lions Gate Home Entertainment

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