There aren’t many films we’re anticipating more than Martin Scorsese‘s priest drama SilenceAn adaptation of Shûsaku Endô‘s novel, the story follows Andrew Garfield as Father Rodrigues, a 17th-century Portuguese Jesuit who travels to Japan with a fellow priest amid rumors that Rodrigues’ mentor (Liam Neeson) has abandoned the Church.

Once aiming for a Cannes debut, rumors suggest that likely won’t be happening, but a new report from Screen Daily suggests Paramount will release it this November, a fitting bow in the heat of awards season. Unlike Scorsese’s last film, The Wolf of Wall Street, the date means he won’t be so down to the wire in the editing room.

As we await the drama, Scorsese has also chimed in to celebrate 100 years of Technicolor, the motion picture process invented in 1916 and then later utilized for a great number of cinematic classics. In the interview he talks about his first memory with the format, the “extreme Technicolor experience” with Duel in the Sun, as well as his pick for the greatest Technicolor movies, Powell & Pressburger‘s The Red Shoes and The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, and how The Aviator reflected his love for the format. Check it out below, along with Turner Classic Movies’ one-hour 1998 documentary Glorious Technicolor.

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