Johnny Depp Takes Break From Amber Heard Court Case To Promote New Movie

In the early 1970s, W Eugene Smith and his wife Aileen M. Smith were living near Minamata, Japan where people had been getting sick due to extreme mercury poisoning since the 1950s. This was due to heavy metal discharge in the local water by...

Johnny Depp Takes Break From Amber Heard Court Case To Promote New Movie

In the early 1970s, W Eugene Smith and his wife Aileen M. Smith were living near Minamata, Japan where people had been getting sick due to extreme mercury poisoning since the 1950s. This was due to heavy metal discharge in the local water by an area chemical plant. Smith and his wife documented what came to be known as Minamata disease in a photo essay, which is the source material for the new film.

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