Richard Oh


He was born in Tebing Tinggi (Oct 30, 1959), and died in Tangerang Selatan (Apr 07, 2022)

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Graduated from University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, with a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. He has published three novels: Pathfinders of Love (1999), Heart of the Night (2000), and The Rainmaker’s Daughter (2004). He and Takeshi Ichiki from Plaza Senayan founded Khatulistiwa Literary Award, a literary award for Indonesian writers, in 2001. He wrote and directed his first feature-length film The Lost Suitcase (Koper) in 2006. The Lost Suitcase has been entered into various film festivals: Yogja Netpac Asian Film Festival 2006 (In Competition), Jakarta International Film Festival 2007 (In Competition), 20th Singapore International Film Festival 2007 (Official Selection), Bangkok International Film 2007 (In Competition), Lyon Asian Film Festival 2007 (in Competition).


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Lost In Translation?, published in Jakarta Globe (Dec 30, 2008)