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Johnny Depp's Upcoming Drama Movie ‘Minamata’ Opening in February

Johnny Depp's Upcoming Drama Movie ‘Minamata’ Opening in February

Johnny Depp‘s upcoming movie, Minamata, has a premiere date!

The 57-year-old actor plays famed photojournalist W. Eugene Smith, who has disconnected from the world but takes a final assignment from his Life Magazine editor, played by Bill Nighy.

He travels to the Japanese coastal city of Minamata, where locals have been ravaged by mercury poisoning from chemicals dumped into the waters by a factory, and after meeting locals, exposes decades of gross negligence by the Chisso Corporation.

According to Deadline, the film is set for a February 5 release, bot on Video on Demand and in theaters.

Earlier this year, Johnny promoted the film during the Berlin International Film Festival.

Johnny also opened up about why he was passionate about making this film. Here’s what he said…

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