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
"Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" , "Waiting for the Barbarians"
Hiroyuki Sanada ... Mitsuo Yamazaki
"John Wick: Chapter 4" , "Mortal Kombat"
Minami Hinase ... Aileen
Bill Nighy ... Robert Hayes
"Emma" , "Wrath of the Titans"
Jun Kunimura ... Junichi Nojima
Tadanobu Asano ... 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.
Watch: Minamata Trailers & Videos
Production: What we know about Minamata?
- The film premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 21, 2020.
- Based on the book.
- November 2020: The film was in Completed status.
- October 2018: The film was in Pre-Production status.
Principal production in Japan followed by Serbia in January 2019.