Scorsese to make Shusako Endo’s “Silence”

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ZENIT.org  announced last week that director Martin Scorsese is maming a movie based on Japanese author Shuzako Endo’s novel SILENCE.

Scorsese Planning Movie on Japanese Martyrs

According to the Internet Movie Database the film is due out in 2010. Jay Cocks (Gangs of New york; The Age of Innocence) and Scorsese are writing the script.

Shuzako Endo (1923-1996) has been called "the Graham Greene of Japan"

Shuzako Endo (1923-1996) has been called "the Graham Greene of Japan"

You should be able to find a copy of SILENCE and other Endo titles at our Pauline Books & Media Centers.

For information on Shuzako Endo’s life see Shuzako Endo Wikipedia.

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