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.
The film starred Kiichi Nakai, Takaya Kamikawa, Mayu Tsuruta and Riona Hazuki in the main roles. The music for the film was composed by Joji Yuasa.
fukuro no shiro owl s castle 1999 official trailer
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.