The Ape 2005

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The Ape ★ 2005

In search of solitude as he struggles to write his first great novel, Harry (Franco, also debuting as writer and director) leaves his wife and child for a studio apartment in NYC, where he is shocked to find that an ape already lives there—one that talks and wears a gaudy Hawaiian t-shirt. He somehow serves as Harry's inspiration despite stooping to lowbrow jokes and gags such as throwing poop. 93m/C DVD . James Franco, Brian Lally, Allison Bibicoff, Stacey Miller, Vince Jolivette; D: James Franco; W: James Franco, Merriwether Williams. VIDEO