Castle Menagerie

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Castle Menagerie (1969, Japan) is a Samurai film directed by Kazuo Ikehiro. It is the 12th, and last, film in the Sleepy Eyes of Death series.


Main Details

  • Released on January 11, 1969
  • Color
  • Running time: 82 minutes
  • Production and Distribution Co.: Daiei Studios
  • Directed by Kazuo Ikehiro.
  • Written by Ichirô Miyagawa, from a story by Renzaburô Shibata
  • Starring: Raizô Ichikawa, Naoko Kubo, Shiho Fujimura

Plot Summary

  • Just when you think Kyoshiro's life can't get any stranger, someone starts running around raping and murdering, and leaving notes proudly proclaiming that he did it. Tracking down the real culprit will take him along a twisted trail that involves the Shogun's harem, hidden Christians, and positively pregnant politics.
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