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High-rise

Call Number

  • DVD DRAMA (CEN, EAS)

Languages

In English, with optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss, James Purefoy, Keeley Hawes.

Publication Information

Los Angeles, California : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2016]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (approximately 120 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

MPAA rating: R; violence, disturbing images, strong sexual content/graphic nudity, language and some drug use.

Summary

Dr. Robert Laing is the newest resident of a luxurious apartment in a high-tech concrete skyscraper whose lofty location places him amongst society's upper class. Life seems like paradise to the solitude-seeking Laing; but, as power outages become more frequent and building flaws emerge, mainly on the lower floors, social strata begins to crumble and the building descends into a class war.

Notes

Title from container.

Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.

Special features: Commentary with actor Tom Hiddleston, director Ben Wheatley, and producer Jeremy Thomas ; Building the world of High-rise: '70s style ; Heady special effects ; Breaking down High-rise & its tenants ; High-rise : bringing Ballard to the big screen ; theatrical trailer.

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