Adam Scovell’s 1970s ‘High-Rise’ Trailer

❉ Adam Scovell has created a trailer for a nonexistent 70s TV series of J.G. Ballard’s High-Rise.

Filmmaker and writer Adam Scovell has created a trailer for a nonexistent 70s TV series of J.G. Ballard’s High-Rise, by remixing and reworking footage from The Human Time Bomb, an episode of the science-fiction series, Doomwatch (1970-1972).

Watch the trailer for High-Rise here:

The trailer accompanies a piece Scovell has written on Ballard’s influence on 70s TV for the 4th Estate Books blog.

As a bonus, here’s a short film produced by the BBC: The Atrocity Exhibition – JG Ballard and the Motorcar (1970), featuring Ballard and actress Gabrielle (UFO) Drake.

❉ Read the original article here: http://www.4thestate.co.uk/2017/03/a-cathode-ray-high-rise/


❉ J.G. Ballard’s High-Rise is out now in paperback.

❉ High-Rise (2015), Ben Wheatley’s adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s 1975 novel starring Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans & Elisabeth Moss receives its network premiere on Film4, on Wednesday 29 March at 9.00pm. Find Film4 on Freeview: 15; Sky: 315; Virgin: 428; Freesat: 300.

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