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Director Martin Scorsese adapts Shusaku Endo's novel about religious persecution in 17th Century Japan in this Corsan Films production starring Andrew Garfield. The story revolves around a Jesuit priest named Father Rodrigues (Garfield) who, upon receiving word that his mentor in Japan has turned his back on the church, travels to the island nation with another clergyman to investigate. Arriving in Japan to find that the country's Christian population is being oppressed, Father Rodrigues begins working with an interpreter (Ken Watanabe) to track down the elusive cleric. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi