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Towering Trailer: High Rise

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‘When a class war erupts inside a luxurious apartment block, modern elevators become violent battlegrounds and cocktail parties degenerate into marauding attacks on “enemy” floors. In this visionary tale, human society slips into violent reverse as once-peaceful residents, driven by primal urges, re-create a world ruled by the laws of the jungle.’ – cover blurb, High-Rise, by J.G. Ballard.

High-Rise has been adapted for film by writer Amy Jump and director Ben Wheatley and stars Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Elizabeth Moss and James Purefoy.

A new trailer suggests that book’s cover blurb is something of an understatement. Check it out after the break. High-Rise open in the UK on March 3rd. US dates are to be determined.

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High Living Teaser: High-Rise!

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Ben Wheatley (KIll List, Doctor Who) has adapted J.G. Ballard’s dystopian classic, High-Rise – starring Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Elizabeth Moss and James Purefy.

A blurb from the novel reads, ‘When a class war erupts inside a luxurious apartment block, modern elevators become violent battlegrounds and cocktail parties degenerate into marauding attacks on “enemy” floors. In this visionary tale, human society slips into violent reverse as once-peaceful residents, driven by primal urges, re-create a world ruled by the laws of the jungle.’

The first teaser is a promo for the high-rise in question, narrated by Hiddleston. Check it out after the jump. High-Rise opens in the UK on March 18, 2016. U.S. dates to be determined.

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