Martin Scorsese / Italy/Mexico/USA 2016 / 2h39m / English and Japanese with English subtitles / cert tbc Cast: Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson, Adam Driver, Ciarán Hinds. A passion project of Martin Scorsese, and after over two decades in development, Silence is an adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s 1966 novel about two seventeenth century Jesuit priests (here played by Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who travel to Japan in search of their mentor (Liam Neeson) and seeking to spread their faith to the country. They are met with violent resistance from the ruling military government - the Tokugawa shogunate, who ruthlessly persecute Japanese Christians - leading the young travellers to ponder why God remains silent while His children suffer.
7.30pm, £7.50 (£6.50).
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, Lothian EH21 6AA
Wednesday 19 Apr 2017
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