This first person text by Michael Haussman examines gravity's effect on human emotion, told through five high definition video sequences filmed at 2,000 frames per second.

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Cast overview:
Lily McAlevey ...
Blonde Hair Woman
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Man with Gun
Carol Hannan Mulcahy ...
Lady in Rain
Michael Mallers ...
Man with Child (man) (as Michael P. Mallers)
Gavin Muckey ...
Man with Child (child)
Lillian Centeno ...
Red Hair Woman
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Each of the six subjects, Lily McAlevey, Michael Q. Schmidt, Carol Hannan Mulcahy, Michael Mallers (holding the young Gavin Muckey in his arms), and Lillian Centeno are filmed in slow motion, floating upward then descending down to the earth, where they bottom out in gravity's clutch. Yet each person is magically stationary. They do not move an inch. All that moves is their skin, cellulite, muscles, bones, and expression, creating a disturbing yet beautiful shift in body mass and emotion. Even the background stays perplexingly still. The total effect is that of a moving painting. This slow motion study reveals the shocking effects of gravity upon our body. What is normally missed in the blink of an eye, is poetically recorded in extreme slow motion, as gravity takes hold and pulls the body down to earth, causing the skin, cellulite, muscles and facial expression to sag down, with a weariness, as if the subject has suddenly aged thirty years. It appears like a special effect, the force... Written by MOH Magazine

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Gravity lifts us up and tears us down


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17 January 2013 (USA)  »

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