INTERVIEWS

TGB Interview: 'A Field in England' Writer & Director Ben Wheatley

by
February 17, 2014

Ben Wheatley - TGB Interview

After much anticipation, audiences are finally getting their taste of Ben Wheatley’s twisted mind-trip thriller A Field in England, available on VOD and limited theatrical release in the US from Drafthouse Films. Jeremy and I however, saw the film at this past year's Fantastic Fest and had the opportunity to sit down and chat with co-writer/director Ben Wheatley about the film. We discuss some of his directorial choices in A Field in England, working with his select group of actors and even delve into a few amusing but less mature topics as we went on. Listen to the full 12-minute recorded TGB interview from Fantastic Fest below.

Ben is definitely a director you should have your eye on due to the fact that he has yet to disappoint as he genre hops his way through cinema - up next for him is High-Rise. A Field in England is a delicious and mind-bending experience and one I implore everyone to take! Find out more details here on how to see it.

Download the Ben Wheatley Interview or Listen Now:

Latest Golden Briefcase: #187 - Of Machines and Men (Guest: Brian Salisbury)

Subscribe via: RSS RSS or RSS iTunes

Our Guest:

Ben Wheatley: @mr_wheatley / IMDb

The Golden Briefcase is:

Tim Buel: @timbuel
Jeremy Kirk: @JeremyKKirk

Any and all feedback, compliments, topic discussions, contest entries and yes, hate mail, can be sent directly to goldenbriefcase@gmail.com. We would LOVE to hear from you! Thank you for listening to the show.

A Field in England

A Field in England is directed by Ben Wheatley from a screenplay co-written by Wheatley and Amy Jump. The story follows a small group of deserters fleeing from a raging battle through an overgrown field. As they are captured by O'Neil, an alchemist, they are forced to aid him in finding a hidden treasure he believes is buried in the field. Crossing a vast mushroom circle, which provides their first meal, the group descends into a chaos of arguments, fighting and paranoia as it becomes clear the treasure might not simply be gold. The film opened in the summer in the UK last year, and is just now on VOD in the US. See the trailer here.

Find more posts in Golden Briefcase, Interview

Discover more on ZergNet:

  • DAVIDPD
    Hip-Hip-Hooray! It's Bonus Golden Briefcase Day! Ah shit you guys got the big one! So excited to listen. Thanks guys!
    • virginia662
      my Aunty Eva recently got a nice 12 month old Audi allroad Wagon by working off of a macbook... look at this site C­a­s­h­D­u­t­i­e­s­.­ℂ­o­m

FEATURED POSTS

GET MORE NEWS

Subscribe to our feed or daily newsletter:
Follow Alex's main profile on twitter:
For the news posts only, follow this acct:
Add our feed to your Feedly: follow us in feedly
Subscribe to me on YouTube for interviews 

POPULAR COMMENTS

NEWEST PODCAST

FACEBOOK + LINKS