High-Rise

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Original title High-Rise
Category Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 2015
Production Country
Directors Ben Wheatley
Cast Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss, Reece Shearsmith, Peter Ferdinando, Daniel Renton Skinner, James Purefoy, Stacy Martin, Keeley Hawes, Sienna Guillory, Augustus Prew, Julia Deakin, Tony Way
Distributor StudioCanal

Synopsis

1975. Two miles west of London, Dr. Robert Laing moves into his new apartment seeking soulless anonymity, only to find that the building's residents have no intention of leaving him alone. Resigned to the complex social dynamics unfolding around him, Laing bites the bullet and becomes neighbourly. As he struggles to establish his position, Laing's good manners and sanity disintegrate along with the building. The lights go out and the lifts fail but the party goes on. People are the problem. Booze is the currency. Sex is the panacea. Only much later, as he sits on his balcony eating the architect's dog, does Dr. Robert Laing finally feel at homeā€¦