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An Introduction to Shusaku Endo’s Silence

by Martin Scorsese     How do you tell the story of Christian faith? The difficulty, the crisis, of believing? How do you describe the struggle? There have been many great twentieth-century novelists drawn to the subject – Graham Greene, … Continue reading

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Shusaku Endo – Wonderful Fool

Rumour has it that principal photography for director Martin Scorsese’s long-awaited adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s masterpiece Silence is now complete, and postproduction work continues. It seems likely that the film will premiere at Cannes in 2016. Endo was not only a Christian, … Continue reading

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Martin Scorsese and Shusaku Endo’s ‘Silence’

Shusaku Endo – born on 27 March 1923 in Tokyo – moved with his family to Dailan in Manchuria while still very young. He stayed there until the age of 10 when his mother took him back to Japan after divorcing his … Continue reading

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