Minamata is a 2021 drama film directed by Andrew Levitas, based on the book of the same name by Aileen Mioko Smith and Eugene Smith. The film stars Johnny Depp (who also produced) as Smith, an American photographer who documented the effects of mercury poisoning on the citizens of Minamata, Kumamoto, Japan.
War photographer W. Eugene Smith travels back to Japan where he documents the devastating effect of mercury poisoning in coastal communities - Minamata disease.
|keywords||minamata disease poison w. eugene smith war photographer|
|producer||Andrew Levitas Johnny Depp Kevan Van Thompson Sam Sarkar|
|productionCompany||HanWay Films Infinitum Nihil Metalwork Pictures|
|publisher||American International Pictures|