Reality Check: Building a better High Rise
March 30, 2016
— British Mavericks
Building a better High Rise: Following a screening of High Rise as part of the symposium J.G. Ballard in the Seventies, Alex Fitch talks to three members of the production team behind Ben Wheatley’s adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s High Rise. Dan Martin discusses arranging the special effects for the movie and creating realistic gore for Wheatley’s films, Mark Tildesley talks about dressing the set cost effectively and how this compared to working with Michael Winterbottom on Code 46, and Odile Dicks-Mireaux discusses making science-fictional clothes for the cast, including a James Bond style suit for Tom Hiddleston.
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Links: Info about the British Library event where this podcast was recorded
High-Rise tumblr page
Electric Sheep podcast about High-Rise and the 1971 production of Crash