Project Nim Trailer 2011 HD
Project Nim Official Trailer 2011 HD
More info: Genre: Documentary
Official Site: Director: James Marsh
Run Time: 93 minutes
In theaters: July 8th, 2011
Synopsis: From the Oscar-winning team behind MAN ON WIRE comes 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. 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. What we learn about his true nature - and indeed our own - is comic, revealing and profoundly unsettling.