Authorities speak to NYT about Japanese stereotypes in film

In 2004, no article on Asian cinema is complete without extensive and authoritative quotes from the dean of Japanese cinema, Oh, and Donald Richie gets a soundbite or two as well. Omedeto!
Related links:
Gothamist’s post of realization
Gothamist thread on stereotypes in Lost in Translation
“See all 59 results for Donald Richie on,” including The Films of Akira Kurosawa and The Image Factory: Fads and Fashion in Japan