Richard Kelly





Richard Kelly


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in Newport News, Virginia, The United States
March 28, 1975

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Richard Kelly is an American film director and writer, best known for 2001's Donnie Darko. Kelly grew up in Midlothian, Virginia where he attended Midlothian High School before getting a scholarship and moving to Southern California to study at the USC School of Cinema-Television. He made two short films at USC, The Goodbye Place and Visceral Matter, before graduating in 1997.

He has written scripts for film adaptations of Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle and Louis Sachar's Holes, although neither was produced. The latter screenplay is available as a PDF on an unofficial Richard Kelly fansite and Kelly hopes that he will one day secure the rights to the former script, so that fans may read that one as well.

His fourth film, Southland Tales, a rou
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Average rating: 3.60 · 992 ratings · 91 reviews · 24 distinct works · Similar authors
The Donnie Darko Book

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Southland Tales Book 1: Two...

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Southland Tales Book 2: Fin...

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Southland Tales Book 3: The...

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How To Pass The Life In The...

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Ghouls: The Missing Colony

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Clive of India: A British E...

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“No one's ever going to shag you if you cry all the time.”
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“The children have to save themselves these days because the parents have no clue.”
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