Chinmoku (Silence)
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Chinmoku (Silence)
Chinmoku or Silence is a story about 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 captured, he is disturbed at seeing many of his parishioners tortured. After being tortured himself, he publicly renounces his faith. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi

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