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The life and work of the renowned primatology scientist, Jane Goodall, especially on her research about chimpanzees.

Director:

Brett Morgen

Writers:

Brett Morgen, Jane Goodall (based on the writings of)
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Credited cast:
Jane Goodall ... Herself
Hugo Van Lawick ... Himself (archive footage)
Hugo Eric Louis van Lawick Hugo Eric Louis van Lawick ... Himself (archive footage)
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Using a trove of never-before-seen footage, the film tells the story of Jane's early explorations and research in Tanzania, focusing on her groundbreaking field work, her relationship with her cameraman and husband Hugo Van Lawick, and the chimpanzees that were the subject of her study. Written by Jwelch5742

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Rated PG for thematic elements involving animal behavior, and brief smoking images | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 2017 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$58,348, 22 October 2017

Gross USA:

$1,723,379

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,921,221
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Jane Goodall: It was probably mostly frustrating because they kept running away. And while chimpanzees are running away from you, you can't really get down to the details of their behavior and in the back of my mind it was always the fear if I don't find out something exciting, the money will run out cause all my earlier observations were either chimps close up running away or sitting on the peak or some other spot and watching them through binoculars.
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Just a beautiful story !!! Stunning
18 October 2018 | by rshatcheriesSee all my reviews

What an amazing true story, makes you smile form ear to ear.


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