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.
Ang Lee helped Martin Scorsese decide on different locations for the filming of this movie in Taiwan.
Father Sebastião Rodrigues:
Surely God heard their prayers as they died. But did He hear their screams?
When Rodrigues, Garupe and Kichijuro first arrive in Japan, they swim to shore. However in the next shot as they walk through the cave on the shore, they are completely dry.
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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