Silence (2016)

I am drawn to movies about other cultures.  When my friend Philip posted the preview about this movie it instantly grabbed my attention.  I have enjoyed much of the entertainment industry that has come out of Japan – movies, animation, video games.  Here was a movie about missionaries to Japan, I couldn’t pass up seeing it in theatres despite only an evening showing available in my area.

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Rated: Rated R for some disturbing violent content
Released: December 2016

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