FILM TITLE: SILENCE
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 16 V
DISTRIBUTOR: STER KINEKOR HOME ENTERTAINMENT
DIRECTOR:
MAIN CAST:
LANGUAGE: LOW IMPACT, ONCE -OFF, ISOLATED
NUDITY: NONE
PREJUDICE: LOW IMPACT, FREQUENT, HISTORICAL
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: STRONG IMPACT,FREQUENT, DISTURBING
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: THE FILM FOLLOWS THE STORY OF TWO JESUIT PRIESTS WHO TRAVEL FROM PORTUGAL TO JAPAN TO LOCATE THEIR MISSING MENTOR, FATHER FERREIRRA.
COMPLEX AND MATURE THEMES EXPLORING PERSECUTION FOR ONE'S FAITH, SPREADING THE GOSPEL, SURVIVAL, RESCUE, RELIGIOUS SEGREGATION, CULTURE, TORTURE, EXECUTIONS, ABDUCTIONS, APOSTASY AND CHRISTIAN. PROSELYTIZATION IN THE 17TH CENTURY. THEMES ARE TREATED SENSITIVELY WITH DARK EMOTIONAL UNDERTONES AND THREATENING, MENACING AND DISTRESSING TO VIEWERS UNDER 16 YEARS OLD.