Silence and Spiderman

The actors Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver prepared for their roles as Jesuits in Martin Scorsese's latest film Silence, by taking part in Ignatian retreats at St Beuno's spirituality and retreat centre in north Wales. Garfield was also accompanied in a retreat in daily life by James Martin SJ, and you can read what he had to say about his retreat and lengthy preparations here...

And read what happened when the chef spotted Spiderman in the dining room!

The film, which has been privately shown to Jesuits in Rome, is due for general release on 1st January 2017.