Visit To A Chief's Son

  • 1974
  • Movie
  • G
  • Adventure

The favorite Shakespearan theme of nature restoring harmony to a person's life is adroitly handled in this simple tale about an anthropologist and his son's trip to the wilds of Africa. The anthropologist, Mulligan, uses the ploy of photographing an eclipse to witness sacred rituals of the Masai tribe; in the process, he discovers the warm companionship...read more

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The favorite Shakespearan theme of nature restoring harmony to a person's life is adroitly handled in this simple tale about an anthropologist and his son's trip to the wilds of Africa. The anthropologist, Mulligan, uses the ploy of photographing an eclipse to witness sacred rituals of

the Masai tribe; in the process, he discovers the warm companionship of the tribal leader Sekka. Likewise, his son, Hodgdon, temporarily avoids the problems of growing up in Western culture through his association with the chief's son.

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  • Released: 1974
  • Rating: G
  • Review: The favorite Shakespearan theme of nature restoring harmony to a person's life is adroitly handled in this simple tale about an anthropologist and his son's trip to the wilds of Africa. The anthropologist, Mulligan, uses the ploy of photographing an eclips… (more)

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