Metalwork Pictures' Minamata stars Johnny Depp as celebrated war photographer W. Eugene Smith in a redemptive thriller that is being called a real-life David versus Goliath story. Smith is pitted against a powerful corporation responsible for poisoning the people of Minamata, Japan in 1971.
Minamata is an extremely moving story of how one man's powerful photograph impacted the world to take action.  HanWay Films is handling international sales at the Cannes Film Festival this week. The movie is directed by Metalwork Pictures' Andrew Levitas and also stars Bill Nighy, Minami, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tadanobu Asano, Ryo Kase, and Jun Kunimura.