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Satoshi Kon dies at 46; Japanese anime director
Satoshi Kon dies at 46; Japanese anime director

Critically acclaimed animation director Satoshi Kon, creator of "Millennium Actress," "Paprika" and " Tokyo Godfathers," died of pancreatic cancer Tuesday in Tokyo. He was 46. --------------------FOR THE RECORD: The headline on an earlier online version of this article incorrectly gave Satoshi Kon's age as 47. As the story notes, Kon was 46. --------------------In contrast to the musical fairy tales and comedy-adventures of American animated films, Kon's films blurred the boundaries between fantasy and reality in unsettling ways. His boldly original visions and technical sophistication made him one of the most admired directors in contemporary animation. In Newsweek, David Ansen wrote...

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