Silence

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It took Martin Scorsese several decades to bring Shūsaku Endō’s 1966 celebrated epic novel Silence about religious persecution in 17th Century Japan to the screen, and this obvious project of passion is one of the filmmaker’s most visually stunning movies to date.  Endō, a Japanese Roman Catholic, based his story on an historical figure Cristóvão Ferreira a Portuguese … Continue reading



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