Koko: A Talking Gorilla
Koko: A Talking Gorilla

Koko: A Talking Gorilla

A film by Barbet Schroeder

Koko is a 7-year-old gorilla. The San Francisco Zoo entrusted the animal to Penny Patterson, a psychology student, when it was young and she has since been teaching Koko American sign language. Koko now knows 350 words. One of humanity’s oldest dreams is coming true: an animal communicates with man…

With Koko, Penny Paterson, Carl Pribam, Saul Kitchener, Roger Fouts,

Un document fondamental”

— Le nouvel observateur

Les phases d’apprentissage sont très amusantes et très émouvantes, le débat philosophique des plus passionnants”

— Le Point

Ce film renversera pas mal d’idées reçues”

— Le Matin de Paris

Une expérience vraiment captivante”

— Le Figaro

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INFORMATIONS »

— director
Barbet Schroeder
— cast
Koko, Penny Paterson, Carl Pribam, Saul Kitchener, Roger Fouts,
— producers
Les Films du Losange
— duration
1h25
— production year
1978
— release date france
November 11, 1978
— nationality
France
— screenplay
Barbet Schroeder
— genre
a documentary
— french distributor
Les Films du Losange
— international sales
Les Films du Losange
— coproducers
INA
— format
1.33
— length
2311 m
— sound format
Mono
— cinematographer
Nestor Almendros
— sound
Lee Alexander
— editing
Dominique Auvray, Denise de Casabianca
— music
Guta Cattoni, Maris Embiricos
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