- US / Taiwan / Mexico
- 161 min
- Directed by: Martin Scorsese
- Cast: Adam Driver, Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano
- Language: English, Japanese
- UK release: 1 January 2016
Scorsese's long-planned passion project, an adaptation of Shusaku Endo's 1966 novel about two 17th century Catholic priests (Garfield & Driver) who travel to Japan in search of their mentor (Neeson). Fervently told and unusually cerebral – if a little black and white – it's a work of courageous severity and contemplation.
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Silence20 Dec 2016
Andrew Garfield stars in this faith-based passion project from the great Martin Scorsese
The result of a self-described obsession, Martin Scorsese brings his formidable experience to bear on Shūsaku Endō's 1966 novel, following the delirious excess of The Wolf of Wall Street with a work of courageous severity and contemplation. Its…
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