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Documentary 201658 minutesOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Animal Country: United Kingdom

Documentary telling the extraordinary story of Koko, the only 'talking' gorilla in the world, and her lifelong relationship with Penny Patterson. Project Koko started as a PhD project to teach sign language to a baby gorilla, but as Koko began to communicate with Penny, an intense bond formed between them. Penny has now been with Koko for over 40 years and claims Koko can reveal fresh insights into the workings of an animal's mind. Koko's unique life with Penny has been filmed every step of the way. Over 2,000 hours of footage chart the most dramatic moments - Penny's battle to keep Koko from being taken back to the zoo in which she was born, Penny's clash with academic critics who doubted her claims and the image of Koko mourning the death of her kitten.Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People featuring Bertie Carvel and Penny Patterson is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and available for purchase on Prime Video. It's a documentary movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (192 votes).

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#2479 Ranked in Animal Movies

#11979 Ranked in Documentary Movies

Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (192 votes). The movie is not at all popular with Reelgood users lately.

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