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Kazuo Ishiguro


Kazuo Ishiguro was born on November 8, 1954 in Nagasaki, Japan. He is a writer and producer, known for The Remains of the Day (1993), Never Let Me Go (2010) and The Saddest Music in the World (2003). He has been married to Lorna Anne MacDougall since 1986. They have one child. See full bio »

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 2019 An Artist of the Floating World (TV Movie) (novel)
 2016 Waiting for J (Short) (based on the short story by)
 2016 Never Let Me Go (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
 2010 Never Let Me Go (novel)
 2005 The White Countess (original screenplay)
 2003 The Saddest Music in the World (original screenplay)
 1993 The Remains of the Day (novel)
 1984 The Gourmet (TV Movie) (written by)
 1984 A Profile of Arthur J. Mason (TV Movie) (written by)
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Novel: "The Remains of the Day". NOTE: Won the 1989 Booker Prize. See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Idealistic people often become misanthropic when they are let down two or three times. Plato suggests it can be like that with the search for the meaning of the good. You shouldn't get disillusioned when you get knocked back. All you've discovered is that the search is difficult, and you still have a duty to keep on searching.

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Came to London with his family in 1960. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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