Chinmoku (Silence)
Chinmoku (Silence) (1971)

This film focuses on the suppression of Christianity in Japan, as seen from the point of view of a fugitive priest. The film is critical of both Christianity's expansionism and Japanese society at the time. When the priest is finally… More

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Anton Bitel
Film International

Here the eternal clash of water and land becomes a powerful metaphor for East and West, constantly, often violently, renegotiating their inevitable interrelationship.

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Dimitris Springer
The human heart is of mischievous purpose,unconditional destinations.I don't know what's more shocking,the priest's clarity or the… More