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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 »

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(age 88) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

Five Filosophical Fables
(1970)
Under the Skin
Under the Skin Himself
(2002)
Wargames
Wargames Director
(1962)

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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 writing] When I started to learn how to read, I discovered the same kind of power. I could create an environment that I didn't have, and I could order this environment in the way that I couldn't in my actual life. Then, when I learned to write, I learned that I could do this not only for myself, but for other people. I could create whole things that were believable, at least to myself, at ... See more »

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He virtually invented the discipline of Japanese film studies in English with his pioneering survey books on Japanese cinema and his classic studies of the works of Yasujirô Ozu and Akira Kurosawa. See more »

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