Nobuhiko Obayashi

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Nobuhiko Obayashi (大林 宣彦, Ōbayashi Nobuhiko, January 9, 1938 – April 10, 2020) was a Japanese director, screenwriter and editor. He was born in Onomichi, Hiroshima, Japan.[1][2] He was best known as the director of the 1977 horror movie House.[3] His other best movies are Toki o Kakeru Shōjo and Hanagatami.

Obayashi died on April 10, 2020 in Tokyo of lung cancer at the age of 82.[4][5][6]

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  1. Dargis, Manohla (14 January 2010). "7 Frightened Teenagers in Nobuhiko Obayashi's First Feature". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 April 2020.
  2. Schilling, Mark (31 October 2019). "Nobuhiko Obayashi: A life spent working among Japan's movie greats". The Japan Times. Retrieved 10 April 2020.
  3. Kageyama, Yuri (27 October 2019). "Obayashi's 40-film career defined by warning of war's horror". ABC News. Retrieved 10 April 2020.
  4. "映画監督の大林宣彦氏、82歳で死去 肺がんで余命3か月の宣告から3年8か月". Yahoo! Japan. 11 April 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2020.
  5. Squires, John (10 April 2020). "[R.I.P.] 'Hausu' Filmmaker Nobuhiko Ôbayashi Has Passed Away at 82". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved 10 April 2020.
  6. Rife, Katie (10 April 2020). "R.I.P. Nobuhiko Obayashi, director of Hausu, Sada, and School In The Crosshairs". The A. V. Club. Retrieved 10 April 2020.