25 October 2007
Starring Sam Riley, Samantha Morton, Craig Parkinson.
Directed by Anton Corbijn.
Classification: MA15+ (Strong coarse language), 117 mins.
Official Site: http://www.controlthemovie.com/
Control is the story of the late Ian Curtis, the engimatic lead singer of legendary Engish post punk band Joy Division. Spanning Curtis' last several years leading up to his tragic suicide in 1980, and the struggle between his enduring love for his wife and his burgeoning relationship with his girlfriend, his decimating bouts with epilepsy, his incredible talent and all consuming performances with Joy Division.
Control is the feature film directorial debut for acclaimed photographer, artist, designer and director Anton Corbijn.