Control (2007) (DVD)

Control (2007) (DVD)

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Directed by acclaimed photographer Anton Corbijn and based on Deborah Curtis's "Touching from a Distance", Control is the story of the late Joy Division singer Ian Curtis's life, from the band's rise to fame to his tragic suicide.

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  • Artist: Joy Division
  • Year: 2007
  • Format: DVD, PAL, Black & White
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: 2
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Classification: 15
  • Run Time: 117 minutes
  • More info: External

Review

The extraordinary achievement of "Control" is that it works simultaneously as a musical biopic and the story of a life. There's no rags-to-riches cliche-mongering, because for Ian, even the riches were sackcloth. And since his early death is so well-known, the movie consists of a progression, not a progress. - 5/5