Ben Wheatley

director

Ben Wheatley is an English director of feature films, TV comedy shows, animated shorts and internet ads.

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British genre director Ben Wheatley's first film Down Terrace was made on a shoestring budget and shot in just 8 days.

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British genre director Ben Wheatley's first film Down Terrace was made on a shoestring budget and shot in just 8 days.

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