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Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.


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Silence (2016)
Rating: 7.2/10 (76,330 votes)
Director: Martin Scorsese
Writer: Jay Cocks (screenplay by) Martin Scorsese (screenplay by) Shûsaku Endô (based on the novel by)
Stars: Andrew Garfield Adam Driver Liam Neeson Tadanobu Asano
Runtime: 161 min
Rated: R
Genre: Adventure Drama History
Released: 13 Jan 2017
Plot: In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.