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Andrew Garfield’s faith is tested in first trailer for Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence’

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As with any movie directed by acclaimed filmmaker Martin Scorsese, there s been a lot of buzz surrounding Silence, his adaptation of the 1966 novel of the same name by Shūsaku Endō.

The first trailer for the film was released this week by Paramount Pictures, and it certainly promises to be a tense experience for both its characters and the audience.

The film casts The Amazing Spider-Man and Hacksaw Ridge actor Andrew Garfield and Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Girls actor Adam Driver as a pair of young Portuguese Jesuit priests in the 17th century who travel to Japan to locate their fellow priest and mentor and continue his work spreading Christianity in the foreign land.

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Along with Garfield and Driver, the film also stars Liam Neeson Taken as the young priests mentor and the subject of their quest.

The cast also includes Tadanobu Asano Thor , Issey Ogata The Sun , Ciaran Hinds Bleed For This , Yosuke Kubozuka Go , and Yoshi Oida The Pillow Book .

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