Krippendorf's tribe, a surprisingly enjoyable piece of piffle, is pure disney all the way, replete with a wholly preposterous plot, engaging performances and a feel-good, lesson-teaching ending. An anthropologist creates a fictitious lost new guinea tribe using his family members to cover-up for his mis-use of grant moneys.
The scene in krippendorf's tribe'' involves the backyard fakery of a primitive circumcision ritual but i am getting ahead of the story the movie stars richard dreyfuss as james krippendorf, an anthropologist who has gone to new guinea, failed to find a lost tribe and returned to his campus, having spent all of his grant money.
Krippendorf's tribe 1998 | 94 min after squandering his grant money, despondent and recently widowed anthropologist james krippendorf (richard dreyfuss) must produce hard evidence of the existence of a heretofore undiscovered new guinea tribe.
Directed by todd holland with richard dreyfuss, jenna elfman, natasha lyonne, gregory smith an anthropologist creates a fictitious lost new guinea tribe using his family members to cover-up for his mis-use of grant moneys. Instead of documenting a previously unknown tribe in new guinea, professor james krippendorf (richard dreyfuss) has blown the last two years and all his. Watch the full length movie krippendorf's tribe online sign up for a verizon fios account and get access to thousands of movies & tv shows and watch on demand. Krippendorf's tribe, directed by todd holland, is almost as unfunny a comedy as an alan smithee film richard dreyfuss plays james krippendorf, a professor of anthropology with three children whose wife has recently died.
Is it possible to recommend a whole comedy on the basis of one scene that made you laugh almost uncontrollably i fear not and yet krippendorf's tribe'' has such a scene, and many comedies have none i was reminded of the dead parakeet that had its head taped back on, in dumb and dumber'' a scene like that can redeem a lot of down time.
Krippendorf's tribe is a 1998 american film adaptation of frank parkin's novel of the same name, directed by todd holland the film stars richard dreyfuss as the eponymous professor, along with jenna elfman , natasha lyonne , and lily tomlin.