Paramount Pictures have released the trailer for Martin Scorsese’s latest film, The Silence, which stars Andrew Garfield and Liam Neeson.
Based on the book Silence by Shusaku Endo, the highly-anticipated film will get a limited release on December 23, with a wide release in January 2017.
Silence stars Andrew Garfield (The Amazing Spider-Man, The Social Network), Adam Driver (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Girls), Liam Neeson (Taken), Tadanobu Asano (Thor), Issey Ogata (The Sun), Ciaran Hinds (Bleed For This), Yosuke Kubozuka (Go), and Yoshi Oida (The Pillow Book).
The story follows a Portuguese Jesuit missionary who renounced his religion after being persecuted. Rodrigues (Garfield) and Garrpe (Driver) arrive in Japan in pursuit of Ferreira, after hearing reports of his defection. They arrive to find the local Christian community driven underground by violence and persecution. Tadanobu Asano (Thor) plays a Japanese interpreter, and Yosuke Kubozuka is Kichijiro, the priests’ Japanese guide.