Minamata Movie

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Who's Involved:

Johnny Depp, Minami Hinase, Tadanobu Asano, Bill Nighy, Hiroyuki Sanada, Bill Johnson, Andrew Levitas, David K. Kessler, Sam Sarkar, Jun Kunimura

Release Date:

Friday, February 5, 2021 (Limited)

language throughout

Runtime: 1 hr, 55 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

The story of war photographer W. Eugene Smith and how he goes up against a powerful corporation responsible for poisoning the people of Minamata, a Japanese fishing village, in 1971.

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Who stars in Minamata: Cast List

... W. Eugene Smith

"Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" , "Waiting for the Barbarians"  

... Mitsuo Yamazaki

"John Wick: Chapter 4" , "Mortal Kombat"  

... Aileen


... Robert Hayes

"Emma" , "Wrath of the Titans"  

... Junichi Nojima


... Tatsuo Matsumura

"Kate" , "Mortal Kombat"  

Who's making Minamata: Crew List

A look at the Minamata behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Andrew Levitas last directed Lullaby.


David K. Kessler


Bill Johnson
Sam Sarkar

Production Company

Infinitum Nihil

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Production: What we know about Minamata?

Key Facts

  1. The film premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 21, 2020.
  2. Based on the book.

Filming Timeline

  1. November 2020: The film was in Completed status.
  2. October 2018: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  3. Principal production in Japan followed by Serbia in January 2019.

Minamata Release Date: When was the film released?

Minamata was released in 2021 on Friday, February 5, 2021 (Limited release). There were 15 other movies released on the same date, including Payback, The Right One and Son of the South.

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