Shinichiro Sawai (澤井 信一郎, Sawai Shin'ichirō, 16 August 1938 – 3 September 2021) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter.
|Born||16 August 1938|
|Died||3 September 2021 (aged 83)|
Born in Hamamatsu, Sawai studied German at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. Graduating in 1961, he joined the Toei Company as an assistant director and worked under such directors as Masahiro Makino and Noribumi Suzuki. He also collaborated on scripts such as those for the 'Truck Yarō' series. He made his debut as a director in 1981 with Nogiku no haka, a vehicle for the idol singer Seiko Matsuda.
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- 映画「Wの悲劇」監督 澤井信一郎さんが死去 83歳 (in Japanese)
- "Guests". Dai 8-kai Hamamatsu Eigasai 2009. Archived from the original on 26 March 2012. Retrieved 22 June 2011.
- "Nihon Eiga Kantoku Kyōkai Shinjinshō" (in Japanese). Directors Guild of Japan. Archived from the original on 22 November 2010. Retrieved 11 December 2010.
- 第9回 日本アカデミー賞 (in Japanese). Japan Academy Prize. Retrieved 4 January 2010.