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8 Ratings

Words of Mercury

Directed by Jerome Hiler
United States, 2011
Avant-Garde, Short


Words of Mercury is, if nothing else, economical. It was shot on reversal film and is being screened as original. Its layers of superimpositions were all shot in the camera. Half of the many fades in the film were made by submerging the original film in a black liquid…

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Words of Mercury Directed by Jerome Hiler

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  • Slow Immersion's rating of the film Words of Mercury

    What a wonderful form. I had ideas of his films may be, and I certainly feel they matched my 'idea or expectations'. A blend of Dorsky's serene and sensitive imagery, blended with layers of images, colour, and abstracted light not to dissimilar to Clipson's work, but a much more subtle and feel. I just wish there were more chances to see Hiler's films, as most events focus on Dorsky, and Hiler is still not well known

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