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Producer donates archive to BFI by Amber Wilkinson - 2019-08-27 16:25:20

Jeremy Thomas Collection will include archive material from Ben Wheatley's High Rise, starring Tom Hiddleston Producder Jeremy Thomas has donated his personal collection to the BFI National Archive.

The BFI say the "significant donation from his working archive" spans his career from his first film Mad Dog Morgan, directed by Philippe Mora in 1976, through to Ben Wheatley's High Rise in 2015.

Consisting of both moving image and paper-based material, the donation includes rare 35mm prints, scripts, production material and international posters from films including Nicolas Roeg’s Bad Timing (1978), Nagisa Ôshima’s Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence (1983), Bernardo Bertolucci’s Oscar-winner The Last Emperor (1987), David Cronenberg’s Crash (1996), Jonathan Glazer’s Sexy Beast (2000) and David Mackenzie’s Young Adam (2003).

The archive will continue to receive ongoing donations from the producer and, once fully catalogued, the paper-based portion will be collectively known as The Jeremy Thomas Collection. The donation from Thomas, who

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