The story of two Christian missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor (Liam Neeson) – at a time when Catholicism was outlawed and their presence forbidden.
★★★★★ “Monumental. The kind of work only a great filmmaker can pull off” THE TELEGRAPH (UK)
★★★★★ “Scorsese has hit the rare heights of Ingmar Bergman and Carl Theodor Dreyer” TIME OUT.
★★★★★ “Scorsese’s masterpiece is the film we’ve been praying for” NEW YORK DAILY NEWS.
★★★★ “Beautifully made, staggeringly ambitious and utterly compelling” EMPIRE.
★★★★ “With ambition and reach, and often a real dramatic grandeur, Scorsese’s film has addressed the imperial crisis of Christian evangelists with stamina, seriousness and a gusto comparable to David Lean’s”
**** “One of Scorsese’s most beautiful and moving films – not just in its physical beauty, captured by Rodrigo Prieto’s cinematography – but in its spiritual courage and solemnity.” SMH.