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Chimpanzee is a Disney Nature production which is a charming and engaging look at life of the Chimpanzees in the Ivory Coast Rainforest. Following one young newborn, Oscar, the film follows his first few months as as he tackles the trials and tribulations of young life.
We spoke to Sir David Attenborough, renowned for his nature documentaries and Directors of the film Mark Linfield and Alastair Fothergill about the movie and why they felt it was so important to protect chimpanzees.
DA – The need for their protection is greater than it’s ever been, in the last twenty years 90% have gone, and you can show absolutely that the reason that 90% have gone is that they have not been protected. If we can get more guards, we know that we can save the chimpanzees of the Tai Forest.
Chimpanzee is DisneyNature’s sixth release since it’s launch, having originally overseen the US version of ‘Earth’ (BBC’s Planet Earth) in 2008. Working with such established production teams as the BBC, Discovery Channel, and Canal+, this time Blacklight Films were sent into the African forest of Taï National Park to bring us this unique docu-drama. Hit the jump for our review…