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Primate

By

Frederick Wiseman

PRIMATE presents the daily activities of Yerkes Primate Research Center. Scientists in the film are concerned with studying the physical and mental development of primates. Some of the experimental work shown in the film deals with the capacity to learn, remember, and apply language and manual skills; the effect of alcohol and drugs on behavior; the control of aggressive and sexual behavior; and other neural and physiological determinants of behavior.

Original title: Primate

Production: Zipporah Films

Nationality: USA

Year of production: 1974

Running time: 105'

Language: English

Ratio: 16/9

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