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Koko: A Talking Gorilla

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Director  Barbet Schroeder
Cinematography  Nestor Almendros
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Language  English French
7.5/10 IMDb

7.1/10 Letterboxd

Genre  Documentary
Country  France
Koko: A Talking Gorilla movie poster
Cast  Penny Patterson (Herself), Koko (Le Gorille), Saul Kitchener (Directeur du Zoo de San Francisco), Carl Pribram (Le professeur de Neuroscience)
Release date  October 1978
Producers  Barbet Schroeder, Dale Djerassi
Similar movies  King of Kong Island, The Savage Girl, Nabonga, Tarzan, Planet of the Apes, Planet of the Apes

Koko: A Talking Gorilla (French: Koko, le gorille qui parle) is a 1978 documentary directed by Barbet Schroeder that focuses on Dr. Francine 'Penny' Patterson and her work with Koko, the gorilla Patterson claims to have taught to communicate with humans using symbols taken from American Sign Language. The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1978 Cannes Film Festival.

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Synopsis

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The film introduces us to Koko soon after she was brought from the San Francisco Zoo to Stanford University by Dr. Penny Patterson for a controversial experiment—she would be taught the basics of human communication through American Sign Language.


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References

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