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Ben Wheatley

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

Ben Wheatley on KCRW

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

Director Ben Wheatley on 'Free Fire'

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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You may have seen Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun or David Cronenberg's Crash. They're both stories based on books by J.G. Ballard.

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