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Buddyposter
Released June 6, 1997
Running time 84 minutes
Director Caroline Thompson
Written by William Joyce and Caroline Thompson (screen story), Caroline Thompson (screenplay)
Original music by Elmer Bernstein
Studio Columbia Pictures / Jim Henson Pictures / American Zoetrope
MPAA Rating PG

Buddy was the first film produced by Jim Henson Pictures.

The story concerns an animal lover (Rene Russo) who takes in a baby gorilla (the titular Buddy) and attempts to raise him in a domestic environment.

The film was inspired by the true story of Getrude Davies Lintz, whose book Animals Are My Hobby was the basis for the screenplay.

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