May 2016: High-Rise

Official CBC May 2016 selection:

High-Rise
Book written by Amy Jump

Film Dir. Ben Wheatley

When a class war erupts inside a luxurious apartment block, modern elevators become violent battlegrounds and cocktail parties degenerate into marauding attacks on “enemy” floors. In this visionary tale, human society slips into violent reverse as once-peaceful residents, driven by primal urges, re-create a world ruled by the laws of the jungle.

Book purchase links:

High-Rise by Amy Jump

McNally Jackson
Strand Book Store
Amazon

High-Rise trailer (movie release May 13, 2016)

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