With his adaptation of JG Ballard’s dystopian sci-fi novel ‘High-Rise’, director Ben Wheatley heads back to the future. Specifically, the future as seen from the mid-1970s, a time of shag carpets, sleek skyscrapers and galloping social strife. Without wallowing in nostalgia, Wheatley nails the mood of the era: if you were born after 1979, this might be the closest you’ll get to time travel. We asked the director to select a handful of objects that inspired the film’s unique look.
Ben Wheatley reveals six objects that inspired the look of 'High-Rise'
The director chooses six objects that inspired his dystopian drama starring Tom Hiddleston
2. S.O.S. by Abba
3. Stag car
4. Public Health Films
5. Action Comic
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