Joaquin Phoenix’s “Joker” that has become an award-season sensation will be re-released in India on February 14. Earlier the film was released in India on October 2, 2019. The Warner Bros. ambitious project has become the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time and has crossed the $ 1 billion mark at the worldwide box office.
“Joker” gained 11 nominations, including Best Actor, Best Film and Director. Other categories are Cinematography, Adapted Screenplay, Costume Design, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing, Original Score, Film Editing and Make-up and Hairstyling. The makers of the film believe that re-releasing will draw new audiences.
The protagonist of the film Arthur Fleck who lives with his mother in Gotham City. Arthur suffers from a medical disorder that causes him to laugh at inappropriate times that creates an obstacle in his stand-up comedian life. Gotham’s class society is shown full of crime and unemployment.
The film shows us how circumstances push Fleck into the path of violence to find calmness in his life. Phillips had explained that the plot is more about how Joker becomes the man he came to be.
Todd Philips, along with Phoenix, turns the story into a blockbuster hit. The premiere of “Joker” was released at the 76th Venice International Film Festival on August 31, 2019, and it won the Golden Lion. The film became a major box office success and received several other awards.