New Martin Scorsese movie about Jesuits

A new Martin Scorsese movie about two Jesuit monks in 17th century Japan is due for release in December.

Silence stars Andrew Garfield and Liam Neeson as the Jesuit monks.

In the movie, Garfield arrives in Japan to track down his mentor, Cristóvão Ferreira (Neeson). Ferreira has allegedly renounced his Jesuit beliefs.

As they set out to evangelise the Japanese, they face violence and persecution.

Silence will have a limited release from December 23 before going wide in January. Ciarán Hinds, Shinya Tsukamoto, and Issey Ogata also star in the movie. Read more

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