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Watching the hidden world of dissolving meds is its own chill pill

Pills occupy a peculiar place in our lives. Generally speaking, we pop them, chase them down with water, and wait for them to alleviate whatever ails us. But what actually happens after we ingest? This short video from the film production company Macro Room, which specialises in capturing the minuscule in astonishing detail, provides a stunning glimpse into the hidden world of various dissolving pills. Perhaps more eye-candy than edification, it’s nonetheless an absorbing viewing experience that, while untested in clinical trials, will give you something relaxing to imagine next time you’re swallowing your meds.

Director: Ben Ouaniche

Website: macro room

30 July 2019

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