Lucy the Human Chimp

About Lucy the Human Chimp

This gripping documentary, directed by Alex Parkinson, centers on Janis’s emotionally charged first-person account of life with Lucy. This story of survival against all odds and an unbreakable friendship across the divide between species begins in 1960s suburban America with a radical experiment exploring the boundary between ape and human, and it ends decades later in the depths of a remote African jungle. The film includes home movie, archive film and photographs from the personal collection of Jane Temerlin and Janis Carter, much of which has been previously unseen


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