Running Time: 161mins
Celebrated Taxi Driver and Raging Bull director Martin Scorsese returns with his long-awaited passion project: a sweeping and emotional adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s acclaimed novel.
In the 17th century, young Portugese Jesuit priests Sebastiao Rodrigues and Francisco Garrpe (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) travel to Japan to locate their mentor, Father Cristovao Ferreira (Liam Neeson). On a journey to preach the Gospel and the word of Christ, they come face to face with appalling Christian persecution in an unfamiliar land.
One of cinema’s most esteemed directors, Martin Scorsese, has been planning this breathtaking adaptation of a literary classic for 20 years. Responsible for masterpieces like Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The King of Comedy and Goodfellas, he’s now poised to deliver one of the most intensely personal works of his career, a movie event that’s not to be missed.