MAD LORD, Samurai of 1000 Deaths is an epic samurai period drama, inspired by Akira Kurosawa's 'Throne of Blood'. The film is planned for a festival circuit run from April 2019.
When a great samurai Lords mind becomes infected by devils his loving Sokushitsu comes to his aid. Knowing that their weakness will soon be take advantage off by the neighbouring rebel army. Sokushitsu demands that General Ekei travel to the borders of the Shoguns palace to collect some illegally acquired medicine. The General returns from his mission with more than a cure to the Lords madness, he brings evidence of treachery, witchcraft and rebellion.