PG-13 | | Comedy
An anthropologist creates a fictitious lost New Guinea tribe using his family members to cover-up for his mis-use of grant moneys.
The name "Krippendorf" comes from Klaus Krippendorf, a renowned communications scholar best known for his work on the role of communication in social construction and design. The movie is based on a novel by Frank Parkin, who was himself a highly-regarded sociologist.
Get away from me, you voodoo twit!
When Dr Krippendorf is reading a fax at the beginning of the movie, the fax is dated April 1. It says that everyone is looking forward to his lecture the next Monday evening at 8Pm. Then, a few scenes later (on the same morning) Dr Krippendorf passes a handbills pinned to a bulletin board on his college campus stating that his lecture will be on April 13th from 6-7 pm. It's not possible for his lecture to go from the first week in April to the middle of April on the same morning.
Production Dogs .... Rosebud and Mickey
$3,316,377 1 March 1998