Why Dogs Smile and Chimpanzees Cry


60m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Documentary combines new scientific findings and first-hand observations, accompanied by narrative from natural history filmmakers and scientists, focusing on the possibility of animals sharing powerful emotions that are attributed to humans, including mother love, play, fear, sorrow and compassion.

Film Details

Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Documentary combines new scientific findings and first-hand observations, accompanied by narrative from natural history filmmakers and scientists, focusing on the possibility of animals sharing powerful emotions that are attributed to humans, including mother love, play, fear, sorrow and compassion.

Film Details

Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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