Cineforum - Rise of the Planet of the Apes

10 from June 2021 from 21:30 to 23:59

Parque de la Ciutadella

In person (by prior registration)

With the accelerated development of bioengineering, the possibility of modifying neural circuits and exploring the limits of cognition between primates and humans, while searching for new therapies against neurodegenerative diseases, is raised. What are the limits?

Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Ruper Wyatt, USA, 2011

In a laboratory, a group of scientists experiment with a treatment for Alzheimer's disease in monkeys. But their tests have unexpected side effects: they discover that the substance used radically increases the brain activity of their subjects.

Prequel to the mythical feature film Planet of the Apes, with an ingenious script and a fast-paced production.

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