From the author of ‘Crash;
From the director who brought you Kill List and Down Terrace comes High Rise.
EXTRAS INCLUDE COMMENTARY WITH TOM HIDDLESTON, BEN WHEATLEY AND JEREMY THOMAS, PLUS CAST AND CREW INTERVIEWS
WRITTEN BY AMY JUMP, BASED ON THE NOVEL BY JG BALLARD
STARRING TOM HIDDLESTON, LUKE EVANS, JEREMY IRONS, SIENNA MILLAR AND ELISABETH MOSS
‘A great film – JG Ballard’s fantastical and minatory vision is beautifully realised with deftness, subtlety, and a compelling humour.’ Will Self
***** LWL’s **** The Guardian ***** The Independent **** Empire
**** Total Film ****Daily Telegraph **** HeyUGuys ***** The Times
HIGH-RISE has a hugely impressive ensemble cast led by Tom Hiddleston (‘The Night Manager’, Thor) it includes; Sienna Miller (Burnt, Foxcatcher), Luke Evans (The Hobbit, Dracula Untold), Elisabeth Moss (‘Madmen’, Truth), Jeremy Irons (‘The Borgias’, upcoming Batman V Superman), Keeley Hawes (‘Ashes to Ashes’, ‘The Hollow Crown’), Sienna Guillory (Resident Evil, ‘Lucky Man’), James Purefoy (‘Rome’, ‘The Following’), Peter Ferdinando (A Field in England, Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur), Augustus Prew (Kick Ass 2, ‘The Village’), Stacy Martin (Nymph()maniac, The Last Photograph), Enzo Cilenti (‘Jekyll & Hyde’, Free Fire),(Dan Skinner (Notes on Blindness, The Ghoul) & Reece Shearsmith (A Field in England, ‘Inside No.9’).
Directed by Ben Wheatley (Kill List, Sightseers, A Field in England), produced by Jeremy Thomas (Only Lovers Left Alive, The Last Emperor) and written by Amy Jump (Sightseers, A Field in England).
1975. Two miles west of London, Dr. Robert Laing moves into his new apartment seeking soulless anonymity, only to find that the building’s residents have no intention of leaving him alone. Resigned to the complex social dynamics unfolding around him, Laing bites the bullet and becomes neighbourly. As he struggles to establish his position, Laing’s good manners and sanity disintegrate along with the building. The lights go out and the lifts fail but the party goes on. People are the Only much later, as he sits on his balcony eating the architect’s dog, does Dr. problem. Booze is the currency. Sex is the panacea. Robert Laing finally feel at home.
DVD & BLU-RAY EXTRAS:
• Audio Commentary with Director Ben Wheatley, Producer Jeremy Thomas, Actor Tom Hiddleston
• JG Ballard Featurette
• Cast Interviews with Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans and Jeremy Irons
Running Time – 114mins (feature)/ 75mins (Extras) / Plus Commentary
• Audio Commentary with Director Ben Wheatley, Producer Jeremy Thomas, Actor
• JG Ballard Featurette
• Cast Interviews with Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Sienna Guillory, Luke Evans,
Keeley Hawes, Jeremy Irons, James Purfoy, Elisabeth Moss and Dan Skinner
• Crew Interviews with Jeremy Thomas, Rob Entwistle, Paki Smith, Odile Dicks-
Mireaux, Nick Gillespie, Neil Wallace, Mark Tildesley, Jamie Egner, Glenn Marks,
Dan Martin & Andrew Wilson
• Alternative artwork plus 6 limited edition art cards
Running time – 119mins (feature) / 172mins (Extras) / Plus Commentary
Explore the High Rise on demand NOW. and on DVD & Blu-Ray this coming Monday 18 July