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.
The story is based on historical facts. However, while keeping the character name of the hero's mentor Father Ferreira, who was an actual historical figure, author Shusaku Endo changed the nationality of the hero, who actually was an Italian named ... ...
1633. Pax Christi. Praised be God. Although for ust there is little peace in this land now. I never knew Japan when it was a country of light, but I have never known it to be as dark as it is now. All our progress has ended in new persecution, new ...
At 2:08, when Ferreira is talking to Rodrigues, the left side of his face is in the sun. With the sun on his left he turns his head to the right, where he points to the sun and stares right into the sun for seconds, without blinking his eyes.
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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