The Inland Sea
The Inland Sea (1992)

Director Lucille Carra re-creates Donald Richie's vision of old Japan, in this acclaimed documentary essay, based on his classic travel novel. Richie, one of the most celebrated writers on Japanese cinema, narrates the film that… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 17, 1992
DVD Release Date: November 28, 2000
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

An example of the travelogue at its most personal and evocative.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

The real Japan remains elusive but, in the course of this fascinating and deceptively serene journey, Mr. Richie discovers reflections of himself in the people he meets and in his own reactions to them.

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