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Koko: A Talking Gorilla

Koko, le gorille qui parle

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Directed by Barbet Schroeder
France, 1978
Documentary

Synopsis

Koko, a female gorilla, is trained by Dr. Penny Patterson to communicate her feelings through American Sign Language. By interviewing scientists and researchers, the film asks the difficult question of whether animals with seemingly human emotions should be granted the same rights as people.

Synopsis

Koko, a female gorilla, is trained by Dr. Penny Patterson to communicate her feelings through American Sign Language. By interviewing scientists and researchers, the film asks the difficult question of whether animals with seemingly human emotions should be granted the same rights as people.

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Koko: A Talking GorillaDirected byBarbet Schroeder

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Cannes Film Festival
1978

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