Project Nim Project Nim

The world will be a different place once you've seen it through his eyes.

From the team behind Man on Wire comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. Following Nim's extraordinary journey through human society, and the enduring impact he makes on the people he meets along the way, the film is an unflinching and unsentimental biography of an animal we tried to make human. What we learn about his true nature - and indeed our own - is comic, revealing and profoundly unsettling.

Recent reviews

More

Popular Lists

More
  • Roundhay Garden Scene
  • Traffic Crossing Leeds Bridge
  • Newark Athlete
  • Blacksmith Scene
  • Annabelle Butterfly Dance

TSPDT Starting List

Jayce Fryman

Jayce Fryman 17,440 films

This list collects every film from the Starting List that became They Shoot Pictures Don't They's 1000 Greatest Films. This…

  • Cabiria
  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Broken Blossoms
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Nosferatu
  • 13th
  • 45 Years
  • 50/50
  • A Knight's Tale
  • A Mighty Heart

There's Nothing Good on Netflix (A Myth)

Every now and again on social media I read the tired old line "Ugh. There's nothing good on Netflix". The…