Owls' Castle poster
|Directed by||Masahiro Shinoda|
|Written by||Masahiro Shinoda
|Music by||Joji Yuasa|
|October 30, 1999 (Japan)|
Owls' Castle (梟の城 Fukurō no Shiro?) is a 1999 Japanese ninja-themed film written by Masahiro Shinoda and Katsuo Naruse and directed by Masahiro Shinoda. It is a remake of the 1963 film Castle of Owls, based on Ryōtarō Shiba's 1959 novel of the same name.
- Kiichi Nakai as Jūzō Tsuzura
- Takaya Kamikawa as Gohei Kazama
- Mayu Tsuruta as Kohagi
- Riona Hazuki as Kisaru
- Mako Iwamatsu as Toyotomi Hideyoshi
- Jinpachi Nezu as Hattori Hanzō
- Kinnosuke Hannayagi as Ishida Mitsunari
- Nikkan Sports Film Awards: Ishihara Yujiro Award (1999).
- Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival: Best Director - Masahiro Shinoda (2000).
- Japanese Academy Awards: Best Art Direction - Yoshinobu Nishioka (2000). The film also received nine Japanese Academy Award nominations.
- Owls' Castle at the Internet Movie Database
- Owls' Castle at Rotten Tomatoes
- Comparison between original film (Castle of Owls) and the remake
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