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Project Nim

[ Project Nim ]

Director:James Marsh


10/25 17:00- 10/27 20:20-

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99min English Color | 2011 UK | 

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From the makers of Man on Wire comes the story of a chimp in an experiment to see if it can communicate using language if raised like a human.


From the Oscar-winning team behind Man on Wire comes the story of Nim, the chimp who in the mid-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.

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10/25 17:00 - 18:39 (99min.)

Advance Tickets ¥1300(Tax included) |Tickets at the Door ¥1300(Tax included)

Special student admission tickets at the door: ¥500(Tax included)



10/27 20:20 - 21:59 (99min.)

Advance Tickets ¥1300(Tax included) |Tickets at the Door ¥1300(Tax included)

Special student admission tickets at the door: ¥500(Tax included)


* Please note that the screening schedule, Q&A and Greeting from the Stage are subject to change. The stage appearances of guests and scheduled closing time of the show may change according to circumstances.

* Advance Tickets can be purchased by telephone/internet and from convenience stores (Seven-Eleven, CircleKSunkus, Lawson) and playguide on First-come basis.

* Please be forewarned that the number of Tickets at the Door is limited. Tickets at the Door can be only purchased two tickets per person. You are kindly requested not to form a queue before the theater in the late-evening.

James Marsh

Born in Truro, James Marsh grew up in Cornwall and London. Since 1994, he has lived between London, New York and Copenhagen. His most recent documentary, Man on Wire has won twenty-six awards worldwide, including the 2009 Oscar for Best Documentary. Marsh's previous film, Wisconsin Death Trip premiered at the Venice International Film Festival and won many awards, including a BAFTA and RTS award for Best Documentary.

Director : James Marsh
Producer : Simon Chinn
Editor : Jinx Godfrey
Executive Producer : John Battsek
Executive Producer : Andrew Ruhemann
Executive Producer : Jamie Laurenson
Executive Producer : Nick Fraser
Executive Producer : Hugo Grumbar
Director of Photography : Michael Simmonds
Music : Dickon Hinchliffe
Co-producer : George Chignell
Co-producer : Maureen A. Ryan
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