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A 2016 epic historical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson. Based on the 1966 novel of the same name by Shūsaku Endō. Set in Nagasaki, Japan, in the 17th century, the plot follows two Portuguese Jesuit priests who travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.

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The ending of Silence

What is the significance of the cross in the main character's hand when he is cremated given that he chose to give up his faith? Though I understand the symbolism, I don't get the point! Can somebody ...
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Why did so many cats appear in this scene?

In Silence, why did so many cats appear in this scene?
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