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High Rise is "not a criticism of post-war architecture" says director Ben Wheatley

High Rise is "not a criticism of post-war architecture" says director Ben Wheatley

The main character in High Rise, a new movie based on JG Ballard's dystopian novel, is a residential tower that "doesn't care about the people inside it" and is designed by an arrogant architect. Director Ben Wheatley spoke exclusively to Dezeen about the film and why it "isn't a takedown of the architects of the 50s and 60s" (+ interview). More »