Class struggle becomes all too real as a young doctor moves into a modern apartment block in suburban 1975 London. Drugs, drink & debauchery dissolve into murder, mayhem and misogyny in this pseudo-post-apocalyptic breakdown of societal norms. Written by
David R Turner
The film was made and released about forty years after its source novel "High-Rise" by J.G. Ballard had been first published in 1975. See more »
When Laing first meets Royal, trees from the garden location which should have been digitally removed can be seen behind the wall in one shot. There should only be a sheer drop as it's meant to be a roof garden at he top of a tower block. See more »
[about to throw someone off the high rise]
Time for your flying lesson
You'll never work in television again
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You look at the cast . 10/10 You see the story line 09/10 You see the cinematography 09/10
We settle down , C,mon movie "entertain us" we cry.
1 hour later we just cry.
The morning after watching we are still "none the wiser" which is a great shame.
Very well made with a cast of most of my favourite Brit actors but what the hell is it all about ???? I still haven't got a clue.
Pretentious , Brit film Noir? my biggest regret is we wasted a Saturday night watching it.
My wife kept saying , "turn it off if you don't like it" but we kept thinking it would either 1) get better 2) we would eventually Get It or 3) We watched it this far so there is no point switching it off now.
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