‘Silence’ Producers On Bringing Martin Scorsese’s Three-Decade Passion Project To The Screen — Deadline

Following a screening of The Last Temptation of Christ in 1988, New York City’s Archbishop Paul Moore Jr. sent a copy of Shûsaku Endô’s 1966 novel Silence to Martin Scorsese. The novel followed two Portuguese Jesuit priests who journey to Japan in 1639 to find their mentor, who has committed apostasy, and wind up encountering persecution.…

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