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Silence

Silence

Sometimes silence is the deadliest sound Dec. 22, 2016 USA, Taiwan, Mexico 161 Min. R
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Andrew Garfield isFather Sebastião Rodrigues
Father Sebastião Rodrigues
Adam Driver isFather Francisco Garrpe
Father Francisco Garrpe
Tadanobu Asano isInterpreter
Interpreter
Ciarán Hinds isFather Valignano
Father Valignano
Liam Neeson isFather Cristóvão Ferreira
Father Cristóvão Ferreira
Issei Ogata isInquisitor Inoue
Inquisitor Inoue
Nana Komatsu isChristian Villager
Christian Villager

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Silence :-Watch Silence on 123moviestvshow.com,Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.The film primarily takes place in 17th century Japan. During that time the country tried to block all foreign cultures/religions as leaders believed their people were being heavily influenced by foreigners. Silence is about two Jesuit priests who decide to go to Japan to rescue their mentor, who was captured and tortured for practicing Christianity.Having read the novel, I thought this was a well done adaption that captured most of the themes the book was trying to tell. Scorsese was able to show us the brutality people went though for believing in something other than what the state wanted as well as the courage and strength of the citizens and priests. The only real thing that I thought should have been included in this almost three hour movie was some scenes of Japan’s religion/culture. The movie focused a little heavy on the Christian side and how it was not welcome. I would have appreciated seeing a couple of scenes featuring Buddhist or Shinto beliefs, so the audience could see the differences and similarities between the two.

Original title Silence
IMDb Rating 7.4 33,429 votes
TMDb Rating 7 371 votes

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