Silence (2016)

8.0 / Rated by 1 people

Drama
History
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161 min.
Plot  The prologue follows a young Portuguese Jesuit priest, Cristóvão Ferreira, as he witnesses the mortal torture of Japanese converts he has been trying to bring to the Christian faith. In the presence of Japanese authorities conducting the torture, the priest appears to be helpless to assist his converts in any way.

A few years later, at St. Paul's College, Macau, an Italian Jesuit priest, Alessandro Valignano, receives news that Ferreira renounced his faith after being tortured in Japan. In disbelief, Ferreira's Portuguese pupils, Jesuit priests Sebastião Rodrigues and Francisco Garupe, set off to find him. Kichijiro, an alcoholic fisherman who fled Japan to save himself, agrees to guide them.

Arriving in Japan at the village of Tomogi, the priests are dismayed to find local Christian populations driven underground. Both priests are then shocked when a samurai searching for suspected Christians, whom the villagers refer to as the "Inquisitor", straps some of the villagers ...
  

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Cast

Andrew Garfield
Sebastião Rodrigues
Adam Driver
Francisco Garupe
Liam Neeson
Father Cristóvão Ferreira
Tadanobu Asano
The Interpreter
Ciarán Hinds
Father Alessandro Valignano
Issey Ogata
Inoue Masashige

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All Titles

Silence
English Original Title

Release Dates

United States
13.01.2017

Language

English
Japanese

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