Following the launch of Academy Award Winning titles such as Parasite and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Amazon Prime Video today announced the exclusive India digital premiere of multi-award winning film Joker. 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 Phoenix’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 20th April 2020.
Joker centers on the origin of the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. In Gotham City, mentally troubled wannabe comedian Arthur Fleck, is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker. Todd Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale.