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PG-13| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
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. Grass skirts, makeup, and staged rituals transform his three troubled children into the Shelmikedmu, a primitive culture whose habits enthrall scholars. But when a spiteful rival threatens to blow the whistle on Krippendorf's ruse, he gets into the act as well.

Cast: Richard Dreyfuss , Jenna Elfman , Natasha Lyonne , Gregory Smith , Carl Michael Lindner , Stephen Root , Elaine Stritch , Tom Poston

Director: Todd Holland

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Touchstone Pictures

Krippendorf's Tribe (1998)

Release Date: February 27th, 1998|1 hr. 34 min.

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