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. It stars an ensemble cast including Prabhu Deva, Sananth Reddy, Narendran, Deepak Paramesh, Shashank Purushotham, Anish Padmanabhan, Indhuja and Gajaraj.
S. Tirru was hired as the cinematographer, making his first collaboration with Karthik Subbaraj. The trailer of the movie released on 10 April 2018. The film was released on 13 April 2018 worldwide except Tamil Nadu, where it was released on 20 April 2018. Inspite of high-critical acclaim, the movie was average at the box office.
Maimed from mercury poisoning, five longtime friends come together for a high school reunion, and it turns into nonstop terror.
Directed by Karthik Subbaraj
Produced by Kaarthekeyen Santhanam & M. Avinash
Written by Karthik Subbaraj
Starring Prabhu Deva, Sananth Reddy, Remya Nambeesan, Deepak Paramesh, Shashank Purushotham
Music by Santhosh Narayanan
Cinematography S. Tirru
Edited by Vivek Harshan
Production Stone Bench Films
Distributed by Pen India Limited, Paramvah Studios, Pushkar Films & Trident Arts
Release date 13 April 2018 (Worldwide) 20 April 2018 (Tamilnadu)
Running time 108 minutes