Mercury (film)

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Mercury
Mercury film.jpg
Poster
Directed byKarthik Subbaraj
Produced by
  • Kaarthekeyen Santhanam
  • M. Avinash
Written byKarthik Subbaraj
Starring
Music bySanthosh Narayanan
CinematographyS. Tirru
Edited byVivek Harshan
Production
company
Stone Bench Films
Distributed by
Release date
  • 13 April 2018 (2018-04-13) (Worldwide)
  • 20 April 2018 (2018-04-20) (Tamilnadu)
Running time
108 minutes
CountryIndia

Mercury is a 2018 Indian horror thriller film, written and directed by Karthik Subbaraj. Though it is referred to by the makers as a "silent film", it is actually a sound film which lacks dialogues.[1] It stars an ensemble cast including Prabhu Deva, Sananth Reddy, Narendran, Deepak Paramesh, Shashank Purushotham, Anish Padmanabhan, Indhuja and Gajaraj.[2][3] S. Tirru was hired as the cinematographer, making his first collaboration with Karthik Subbaraj. The trailer of the movie released on 10 April 2018.[4] The film was released on 13 April 2018 worldwide except Tamil Nadu, where it was released on 20 April 2018.[5][6] Inspite of high-critical acclaim, the movie was average at the box office

Plot[edit]

Maimed from mercury poisoning, five longtime friends come together for a high school reunion, and it turns into nonstop terror.

Cast[edit]

Music[edit]

The film's background score is composed by Santhosh Narayanan. A promotional single for the film, The Mercury Song, composed by Mithoon and lyrics penned by Sayeed Quadri was released on 29 March 2018.

Reception[edit]

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 71%, based on 7 reviews, and an average rating of 6.3/10.[7] The film received mixed to positive reviews.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gleiberman, Owen (12 April 2018). "Film Review: 'Mercury'". Variety. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Karthik Subbaraj-Prabhu Deva 'Mercury' major release update here". IndiaGlitz. 9 February 2018. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  3. ^ Akash (23 June 2017). "Karthik Subbaraj's Prabhu Deva film titled Mercury". BehindWoods.com. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  4. ^ Seta, Keyur (10 April 2018). "Mercury Trailer". Cinestaan. Cinestaan Digital. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Venkat Prabhu praises Karthik Subbaraj's 'Mercury'". The Times of India. 20 April 2018. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Mercury Trailer". PakkaTv. 20 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Mercury (2018)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 13 April 2018.

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