BH CORRESPONDENT, Kolkata: We have watched the Academy Award-winning films Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite and Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood on Amazon Prime Video amid COVID-19 lockdown and now that our Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended the lockdown till May 3, we must have got more baffled, thinking how we will spend our time. Well, here’s how you can do it. Amazon Prime Video has announced that it will exclusively digitally premiere Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker on April 20.
Directed and written by Todd Philips, the film follows the story of a troubled wannabe comedian Arthur Fleck, who embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and crime to become the infamous Joker of Gotham City.
The film received a phenomenal box office response as well as critical acclaim for Joaquin’s breathtaking performance as Arthur Fleck, with him winning the Best Actor award at all the leading movie awards including the Oscar, the Golden Globe, the BAFTA and the Screen Actors Guild Award. Prime Members in India can now enjoy the thrilling film Joker starting April 20.
Joker will join the thousands of TV shows and movies from Hollywood and Bollywood in the Prime Video catalogue, including Indian produced Amazon Original series such as The Family Man, Mirzapur, Inside Edge and Made In Heaven, and award-winning and critically acclaimed global Amazon Original series including Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Boys, Hunters, Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, all on Prime Video, which is available at no extra cost for Amazon Prime members. The service includes titles available in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi and Bengali.