Dec 23, 2016 Release Date:
159 min Runtime:
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Silence is a historical drama movie revolving around two catholic priests who travel to Japan to search for the guide and counselor. The movie takes place in the seventeenth century in Japan. The two Portuguese priests, when they go to Japan, come face to face with dangers and violence, malpractices and oppression. They are looking for their guide and mentor who, after being endlessly tortured by the Tokugawa Shogunate, has stopped following Christianity and has started following Buddhism. They wanted to bring their counselor home. This movie is all about the oppression faced by the roman Catholics in Japan in the seventeenth century. The movie shows how the religion of the Catholics was barred and its manifestation was prohibited. Each member of the Christian community who was present in Japan had been sent scurrying underground. Any found Christian was tortured. Silence is a sentimental drama movie that is sure to bring the audience to tears.