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The Jennie Project (2001)

Based on the book Jennie by Douglas Preston. The Jennie Project tells the story of a chimpanzee named Jennie who has the ability to use and understand sign language. When Dr. Hugo Archibald... See full summary »

Director:

Gary Nadeau

Writers:

Douglas Preston (novel), Charles Leavitt (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Alex D. Linz ... Andrew Archibald
Sheila Kelley ... Leah Archibald
Lance Guest ... Hugo Archibald
Abigail Mavity ... Sarah Archibald
Joel McKinnon Miller ... Frank
Fran Bennett Fran Bennett ... Judge
Earl Boen ... Reverend Palliser
Kenneth Kimmins ... Epstein
Sheryl Lee Ralph ... Dr. Pamela Prentiss
Janet Rotblatt ... Mrs. Palliser
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Willie Amakye Willie Amakye ... Tribesman
Mark Chaet ... Specialist
Rachel Currence ... Student
Sonya Eddy ... Woman in Curlers
Nick Gomez ... Theater Attendant (as Nicholas Gomez)
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Storyline

Based on the book Jennie by Douglas Preston. The Jennie Project tells the story of a chimpanzee named Jennie who has the ability to use and understand sign language. When Dr. Hugo Archibald brings home the latest in a long line of creatures, Jennie quickly becomes an important part of the Archibald family and eventually brings the whole family closer together.

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They taught her to speak... she taught them to listen.


Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 July 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Projeto Jennie See more »

Filming Locations:

San Diego, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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good story
16 July 2002 | by hjc101189See all my reviews

I personally enjoyed the Jennie project. I thought it got a little bit slow at times, but it fit together nicely. Alex D. Linz gave an exceptional performance for his age. It's deffinately a movie that kids would enjoy, as well as the rest of the family. It's a movie that doesn't forget that there are adults in the audience.I thought this movie was well done, and had some very cute moments.


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