• Jane (2017)


Release Date: October 20th, 2017

NR |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Using a trove of unseen footage, the film tells the story of Jane's early explorations, focusing on her groundbreaking field work, her relationship with cameraman and husband Hugo van Lawick, and the chimpanzees that she studied.

Cast: Jane Goodall , Hugo van Lawick

Director: Brett Morgen

Genres: Biography , Documentary

Production Co: National Geographic Studios,Public Road Productions

Distributors: Abramorama

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    This is a wondrous and moving account of a remarkable life that puts us right there with Goodall to share directly in her discoveries. show more

  • 90
    Amy NicholsonUproxx

    Morgen’s structural inspiration is to organize Jane not around the facts Goodall found about chimps, but the emotions the chimps help this strong, independent woman find in herself. show more

  • 100
    Brian TallericoRogerEbert.com

    One of the best documentaries of the year so far. show more

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