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Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Ciaran Hinds, Tadanobu Asano, Issey Ogata, Shinya Tsukamoto, Yōsuke Kubozuka
Run Time: 161 mins
‘Silence’ has been Martin Scorsese’s passion project for 25 years and is an adaption of Shūsaku Endō’s 1966 novel of the same name. It details the story of two 17th Century Portuguese Jesuit priests who travel to Japan to preach Christianity and also to find their missing mentor, Father Ferreira, who they fear may have renounced his faith after being tortured. It stars Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver as the two priests, two both very prominent actors who have been elevating up the ranks over the years and the cast is rounded out by Liam Neeson, who plays the small role of Ferreira. A lot of people have been quick to point out that ‘Silence’ marks a departure from a lot of Scorsese’s other work but…
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