Martin Scorsese delivers another instant classic in this historical tale of religion and violence
Set in the 17th century, Silence centers on young Portuguese Jesuits Sebastio Rodrigues (Andrew Garfield) and Francis Garrpe who face violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor, Cristvo Ferreira. The latter is rumored to have abdicated Christianity, something Rodrigues could never believe...
The adaptation of Shusaku Endo's novel Silence has been long gestating and Scorsese is was sued by the film's producer Cecchi Gori due to the delays. For a long time Silence was presumed to have Daniel Day-Lewis and Benicio del Toro attached to star.
Martin Scorsese has finally broken his silence about the casting of his upcoming religious drama!
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