Blind Beast

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Blind Beast is a 1969 Japanese erotic crime film directed by Yasuzo Masumura (Irezumi)

Blind Beast

Main Details

  • Release date: January 1969 (Japan), April 1969 (English subtitles) reissued in 1974
  • Distributors: Daiei International Film, Roninfilm (1974 re-release)
  • Director: Yasuzô Masumura
  • Writers: Rampo Edogawa (novel), Yoshio Shirasaka
  • Stars: Eiji Funakoshi, Mako Midori, Noriko Sengoku

Also known as

  • 盲獣, Mōjū
  • Moju the Blind Beast
  • Warehouse (1974 re-issue title)
  • La bête aveugle (France)
  • Die blinde Bestie (Germany)


Masumura also directed 1973's Hanzo The Razor: The Snare and co-wrote 1974's Hanzo The Razor: Who's Got the Gold?.


GCDb staff: This one is an absolute marvel. Three actors, mostly one set, fantastic imagery and Mako Midori is a fox!

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