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Scorsese has made a film of grandeur and great fervour

The Guardian

Martin Scorsese has been on a 28-year journey to bring Shusaku Endo's 1966 acclaimed novel to life and the film finally arrives at Tyneside Cinema.

Telling the story of two Jesuit Christian missionaries, played superbly by 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. 

BBFC Advice: This film contains strong violence & scenes of torture

Don't miss Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas screening from Fri 27 Jan & Taxi Driver screening from Fri 17 Feb.

Director(s): Martin Scorsese   Country of Origin: United States  Year: 2016   Running Time: 2hr 41 mins  
BBFC Advice: 15 No children under 15 may watch this film.  

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Pamela said...

Having heard the review prior to seeing this film I was prepared to sit there for the long haul (2.40mins).For some reason I couldn't find empathy with any of the characters and felt quite drained from the experience. Maybe my lack of faith and religion isn't a good starting point. The best thought-provoking narrative is towards the end and perhaps a lesson for us all that dogma gets us nowhere.

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