Koko: A Talking Gorilla
|Koko: A Talking Gorilla|
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|Directed by||Barbet Schroeder|
|Produced by||Dale Djerassi
|Edited by||Denise De Casabianca
|Distributed by||The Criterion Collection|
|Running time||80 minutes|
Koko: A Talking Gorilla (French: Koko, le gorille qui parle) is a 1978 documentary directed by Barbet Schroeder that focuses on Dr. Francine 'Penny' Patterson and her work with Koko, the gorilla Patterson claims to have taught to communicate with humans using symbols taken from American Sign Language. The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1978 Cannes Film Festival.
- "Festival de Cannes: Koko: A Talking Gorilla". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-05-23.
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