War photographer W. Eugene Smith travels back to Japan where he documents the devastating effect of mercury poisoning in coastal communities.

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Andrew Levitas
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Cast

Credited cast:
Akiko Iwase ... Masako Matsumura
Johnny Depp ... W. Eugene Smith
Katherine Jenkins ... Millie
Bill Nighy ... Robert Hayes
Minami ... Aileen
Tadanobu Asano ... Tatsuo Matsumura
Ryô Kase ... Kiyoshi (as Ryo Kase)
Hiroyuki Sanada ... Mitsuo Yamazaki
Jun Kunimura ... Junichi Nojima
Yosuke Hosoi Yosuke Hosoi ... Daiki
Lily Robinson ... Diandra
Masayoshi Haneda ... Enforcer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tatsuya Hirano Tatsuya Hirano ... Nojima Bodyguard #1
Kenta Ogawa ... Patient
Shunsuke Okubo ... Japanese Man
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War photographer W. Eugene Smith travels back to Japan where he documents the devastating effect of mercury poisoning in coastal communities.

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Let Truth Be The Prejudice

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Drama

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Rated R for language throughout | See all certifications »
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Hiroyuki Sanada and Tadanobu Asano previously starred in 47 Ronin (2013). See more »

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Johnny Depp sings Forever Young by Bob Dylan in the film in 1971. The song was written in 1973 and released in 1974. See more »

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Referenced in Evening Urgant: Johnny Depp/Pyotr Skvortsov (2021) See more »

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26 May 2020 | by nguyenthinga-26689See all my reviews

Overall, it 's a great film, sometimes the movies over use it's star, and exploit audiences emotion. But it has the gripping performance of Depp which reminds people of Johnny Depp's talents.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Minamata See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgrade, Serbia See more »

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$1,597,442
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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