Adaptation of High Rise, a novel published by J. G. Ballard in the mid-70s. The story chronicles the arrival of Dr. Robert Laing to the Elysium Tower, a huge skyscraper in which a world apart develops, which seems to be the ideal society. But secretly, the newcomer will feel disturbed by the possibility that this utopian order is not so. Suspicions quickly be corroborated in the most sinister way.
Director: Ben Wheatley
Writers: Amy Jump
Stars: Augustus Prew, Dan Renton Skinner, Elisabeth Moss, Enzo Cilenti, James Purefoy, Jeremy Irons, Keeley Hawes, Luke Evans, Peter Ferdinando, Reece Shearsmith, Sienna Guillory, Sienna Miller, Stacy Martin, Tom Hiddleston, Tony Way
Genre: Science fiction, Thriller
Production Co: Recorded Picture Company (RPC) / British Film Institute (BFI) / Film4 / Embargo Films
Country: United Kingdom