Release date:December 23, 2016
(limited; wide: Jan. 2017)
MPAA Rating:R (for some disturbing violent content)
Screenwriters:Jay Cocks, Martin Scorsese, Martin Scorsese
Starring:Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson, Adam Driver, Tadanobu Asano, Issey Ogata, Ciaran Hinds, Yosuke Kubozuka, Yoshi Oida
Martin Scorsese’s "Silence" tells the story of two Christian missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor (Liam Neeson) – at a time when Christianity was outlawed and their presence forbidden. The celebrated director's 28-year journey to bring Shusaku Endo’s 1966 acclaimed novel to life will be in theaters this Christmas.