Minamata- This 2020 drama is the book’s adaptation by the same name written by Aileen Mioko Smith and Eugene Smith. This movie’s distributing rights have been taken over by MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.) that has recently announced its releasing date. Under the direction of Andrew Levitas, this movie featured Johnny Depp, who played an American photographer’s character. This movie is highly emphasized in the story of a horrible incident in Minamata, Kumamoto, Japan.
This movie was also featured at the Berlin international film festival organized just before a lockdown phase on 21 February 2020. Now, MGM had decided to release this movie in the coming February of 2021.
The fans are eagerly waiting for this movie as it is entirely based on a real incident that depicts the devastating effect caused by Mercury poisoning widespread in coastal communities.
According to neurologists, this disease has been named Minamata disease. It severely affected humans’ physicality like ataxia, general muscle weakness, loss of peripheral vision, numbness in hand and feeds, and much more horrible Effects.
That’s why the fans are quite excited about the picturization of the overall incident of Minamata. Here we have some information that you must know about this forthcoming movie.
Minamata Release Date: When will you get to watch it?
According to MGM, Minamata(2020) has already premiered on 21 February 2020 in Berlinale.
Now this 115 minutes drama will be going to premiere on 5 February 2021 in the United States premises and on 12 February 2021 in the United Kingdom. You can watch this movie in two languages English or Japanese.
Minamata Cast: Who will be going to appear in it?
The lead star cast of the Minamata 2020 movie is as listed in the catalog below. Johnny Depp is featured as the main protagonist of the story, who played the character of Eugene Smith based on the real adaptation of the incident.
The other cast is as follows:
- Johnny Depp in the character of Eugene Smith
- Hiroyuki Sanada in the character of Mitsuo Yamazaki
- Minami Hinase in the role of Aileen
- Bill Nighy in the role of Robert Hayes
- Jun Kunimura in the character of Junichi Nojima
- Tadanobu Asano in the character of Tatsuo Matsumura
- Ryo Kase in the role of Kiyoshi
- Katherine Jenkins in the character of Millie
- Masayoshi Haneda
- Akiko Iwase in the character of Masako Matsumura
MGM has officially released the Trailer of Minamata. Some of the glimpses of the horrible scenes of the Minamata incident have been featured in the story. It gives a quick synopsis of the overall story. Have a look at this fantastic trailer.
Minamata Plot: What does this movie all about?
This upcoming movie is highly based on the real incident on the citizens of Minamata, Japan. In this story, Johnny Depp is featured as Eugene Smith, who was a war photographer. He traveled back to Japan from where he pictured some of the depressing effects caused by the Mercury poisoning in Japan’s coastal communities known as Minamata disease. The devastating scenes of this movie made it a worthing thriller for the viewers.
So, you guys have to wait till February 2021. Stay with our page for more latest updates.