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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
Johnny Depp ... W. Eugene Smith
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Hiroyuki Sanada ... Mitsuo Yamazaki
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Minami Hinase ... Aileen
Bill Nighy ... Robert Hayes
Jun Kunimura ... Junichi Nojima
Tadanobu Asano ... Tatsuo Matsumura
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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.
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Production: What we know about Minamata?
- The film premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 21, 2020.
- Based on the book.
- 2020 - November: The film was set to Completed status.
- 2018 - October: The film was set to Pre-Production status.
Principal production in Japan followed by Serbia in January 2019.
Minamata Release Date: When was the film released?
Minamata was a Limited release in 2021 on Wednesday, December 15, 2021. There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including Harper, Ron's Gone Wrong and Rumble.
As a Limited release, Minamata will only be shown in select movie theaters across major markets. Please check Fandango and Atom Tickets to see if the film is playing in your area.