R | | Adventure, Drama, History
In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.
Martin Scorsese dedicated this film to his wife Helen, and their daughter Francesca.
But everyone knows a tree which flourishes in one kind of earth may decay and die in another.It is the same with the tree of Christianity.The leaves decay here.The buds die.
Adam Driver plunges into the sea to save some threatened souls and begins to swim using a stroke popularly known as the Australian crawl, a technique not developed until about 200 years later.
For the Japanese Christians and their pastors Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
English, Japanese, Latin
$130,880 (USA) (23 December 2016)
$7,079,191 (USA) (17 February 2017)
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