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Koko: A Talking Gorilla

1978 Rated NR 1hr 20m

At the tender age of 3, a female gorilla named Koko was brought to Stanford University, where she learned to communicate through American Sign Language, astounding the world with her ability to "talk." This fascinating documentary from acclaimed director Barbet Schroeder and cinematographer Nestor Almendros tracks Koko's early years and shines a light on her controversial work with tutor Dr. Penny Patterson.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; cast and crew interview.