Bonobos (2015)

In this absorbing docudrama, naturalist Claudine André wades deep into the jungles of the Democratic Republic of Congo to study and protect a rare primate species.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 14, 2015
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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

"Bonobos: Back to the Wild" is an uncomfortable mix of fictionalized account and nature film, but you have to admire the work it documents.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Beni's story -- a scripted narrative inspired by real events -- proves quite engaging.

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Serena Donadoni
Village Voice

The film evolves into an interesting primer on the differences between life in captivity and the wild.

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