Review: Silence (2016)

Silence is a masterpiece! I saw it repeatedly and learned and grew from each viewing. Andrew Garfield is incredible in Silence! Far greater acting than in Hacksaw Ridge. Silence is the movie he should have been nominated for Best Actor in! This movie will be a classic forever! Thank you for your vision to make this Martin Scorsese. The world is too shallow to appreciate your masterwork! I personally cannot thank you and the cast and crew enough! Brilliant!


Martin Scorsese once exclaimed that he had wanted to make Silence for close to twenty years, but felt that he was not a good enough director to pull it off at the time.  Fast forward years later and here we are, Scorsese’s passion project has finally come to the big screen.  The following review for this 1600’s epic will be spoiler free.  Make sure to comment at the bottom of the page with your own thoughts.

Silence, as mentioned before, is directed by Martin Scorsese and stars Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, and Liam Neeson.  We follow the journey of two Jesuit priests, Father Rodrigues and Father Francisco Garrpe (Garfield, Driver) as they journey to Japan in search of their mentor Father Ferreira (Neeson) in a time where the presence of Christianity was outlawed.  Throughout their travels, the priests’ faith gets tested in ways they never thought imagined as they deal…

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