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Donald Richie (1924–2013)

Donald Richie was born on April 17, 1924 in Lima, Ohio, USA as Donald Steiner Richie. He is known for his work on Five Filosophical Fables (1970), Under the Skin (2002) and Wargames (1962). He was married to Mary Evans. He died on February 19, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. See full bio »


(age 88) in Tokyo, Japan

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Five Filosophical Fables
Under the Skin
Under the Skin Himself
Wargames Director


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 1968 Cybele (Short)
 1967 Dead Youth (Short)
 1966 Boy with Cat (Short)
 1962 Atami Blues (Short)
 1962 Wargames (Short)
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Book: "The Inland Sea" (filmed as The Inland Sea (1991)) See more »

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[on movies] One learns a great deal from the movies. One learns comportment, one learns philosophy, one learns metaphysics, and one learns the meaning of life. I suppose that when one goes to the movies, it sort of seeps in through osmosis, and one learns a lot without knowing it -- even the latest violent flick, one does still does learn something. If you go to a film that thinks, then you learn... See more »


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