Director: Martin Scorsese
In the seventeenth century, two Jesuit priests (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) face violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor (Liam Neeson) and propagate Catholicism.
- Matthew Blake (Prisoner Franciscan Friar)
- Diego Calderon (Prisoner Augustinian Friar #2)
- Adam Driver (Garrpe)
- Kisetsu Fujiwara (Kichita)
- Andrew Garfield (Rodrigues)
- Tetsuya Igawa (Prisoner Japanese Jesuit)
- Rafael Kading (Prisoner Augustinian Friar #1)
- Ryô Kase (Juan Chokichi)
- Yôsuke Kubozuka (Kichijaro) (Possible)
- Benoit Masse (Prisoner Augustinian Friar #3)
- Hideki Nishioka (Matachi)
- Liam Neeson (Ferreria)
- Yoshi Oida (Ichizo)
- Ruo Satô (Kichizo)
- Fumitaka Terai (Tobei)
- Shin'ya Tsukamoto (Mokichi)
- Yoriko Dôguchi (Naka)
- Yuri Ishizaka (Tae)
- Nana Komatsu (Monica/Hisu)
- Hako Ohshima (Kiku)
- Ryo Sato (Hisa)
- The film was screened early to 400 Jesuit priests in Rome.
- Adam Driver lost 50 pounds for the role; 30 before filming, and 20 during filming. Liam Neeson also lost 20 pounds for his role.
- According to Liam Neeson, director Martin Scorsese is "intimidating" on the set and "he requires absolute silence...if he hears one tiny sound, it shatters it for him."
- Ang Lee helped Martin Scorsese decide on different locations for the filming of this movie in Taiwan.
- Andrew Garfield took a year off, cultivating a lot of head and facial hair growth, before tackling this epic project, and then went straight into Hacksaw Ridge (2016).
- In October 2016, Producer Irwin Winkler said that he personally believes this film is the best that Martin Scorsese has ever made. Winkler produced Scorsese's films New York, New York (1977), Raging Bull (1980), and Goodfellas (1990), and was an Executive Producer on The Wolf of Wall Street (2013).
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