Donald Richie

Donald Richie (born 17 April 1924, Lima, Ohio) is an American-born author who has written about the Japanese people and Japanese cinema. Although he considers himself only a writer, Richie has directed many experimental films, the first when he was 17. Although Richie speaks Japanese fluently, he can neither read nor write it. ... more on Wikipedia

Donald Richie Filmography

video movie 2008 Magnificent Obsession: Frank Lloyd Wright's Buildings and Legacy in Japan as Narration - as the voice of Frank Lloyd Wright
movie 2006 A Zen Life: D.T. Suzuki
video movie 2006 Seven Samurai: Origins and Influences as Himself
tv movie 1999 Kurosawa: The Last Emperor as Himself
tv movie 1994 Music for the Movies: Tôru Takemitsu as Himself
movie 1991 The Inland Sea
movie 1990 Dreams
movie 1989 Rikyu as Priest
movie 1983 Ikite wa mita keredo - Ozu Yasujirô den as Himself
tv movie 1983 The Man Who Left His Soul on Film as Himself
movie 1981 Conversations with Willard Van Dyke as Himself
movie 1980 Kagemusha
movie 1980 The Lovers' Exile
movie 1970 Five Filosophical Fables
movie 1968 Cybele
movie 1967 Dead Youth
movie 1966 Émotion as Eigo no narêtâ
movie 1966 Boy with Cat
movie 1962 Wargames
movie 1962 Atami Blues
movie 1958 Tokyo 1958

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The late Donald Richie on Robert Bresson's AU HASARD BALTHAZAR.


Three of world's foremost scholars on the films of Akira Kurosawa (David Desser, Stephen Prince, and Donald Richie) describe Seven Samurai's effect on the sa.


Donald Richie and the Japan Journals: A Tribute at HTMLGiant. All footage copyright of Criterion Collection and the respective film companies (I used footage...


Donald Richie narrates his own work, from the travel memoir, The Inland Sea. The film version, first screened at the Sundance Film Festival, and was shot on ...