Mademoiselle Gorilla is not like other gorillas she is a poet. Feeling ignored and misunderstood by her loud-mouthed, banana-guzzling family, Mademoiselle Gorilla sets sail for New York, where her artistic nature and true talent are quickly recognised and rewarded. But the fame and fortune of movie stardom isn't everything, and Mademoiselle's sensitive soul soon begins to yearn for her family, and the tumble and whoop of the jungle . . .