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THE EYES OF ASIA

Os Olhos da Ásia

Directed by João Mário Grilo
Portugal, France, 1996
Drama, History

Synopsis

Julião of Nakamura, a priest of Society of Jesus, was the first of four young ambassadors sent to Rome by the Jesuits in 1538, as proof that Japan had converted to Christianity. 50 years after that historic event, his faith & beliefs are challenged by the Shogun who dare him to abandon his religion.

Synopsis

Julião of Nakamura, a priest of Society of Jesus, was the first of four young ambassadors sent to Rome by the Jesuits in 1538, as proof that Japan had converted to Christianity. 50 years after that historic event, his faith & beliefs are challenged by the Shogun who dare him to abandon his religion.

The Eyes of AsiaDirected byJoão Mário Grilo

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Awards & Festivals

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Locarno International Film Festival
1996

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