Control

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Control

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Sam Riley

Ian Curtis

Samantha Morton

Deborah Curtis

Alexandra Maria Lara

Annik Honoré

Joe Anderson

Peter Hook

Storyline

Ian Curtis is a quiet and rather sad lad who works for an employment agency and sings in a band called Warsaw. He meets a girl named Debbie whom he promptly marries and his band, of which the name in the meantime has been changed to Joy Division, gets more and more successful. Even though Debbie and he become parents, their relationship is going downhill rapidly and Ian starts an affair with Belgium Annik whom he met after one of the gigs and he's almost never at home. ... more


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11August 2009

«Control» is a 2007 black-and-white biopic film about Ian Curtis (1956–1980), lead singer of post-punk band Joy Division. In the film «Control» , Ian Curtis is played by previously little-known actor Sam Riley. Samantha Morton plays Deborah, while Alexandra Maria Lara plays Annik, the woman with whom Curtis had an extramarital affair A profile of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23. He doesn't know how to handle the feelings he has for Debbie and Annik and the pressure the popularity of Joy Division and the energy performing costs him. Peter Bradshaw, the chief film reviewer for The Guardian, described Control as "the best film of the year: a tender, bleakly funny and superbly acted biopic of Curtis". Download «Control» to see this biopic film.

Lizzy

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B+

This movie Control is worth checking out17 October 2012

This movie Control is worth checking out

Mad About Movies

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Control is rated highly by many and therefore worth watching19 September 2012

Control is rated highly by many and therefore worth watching

nikkos

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biography29 December 2011

Anton Corbijn's acclaimed biography of Joy Division's doomed singer Ian Curtis, played by Sam Riley, with Samantha Morton as his wife.

richie74

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thanks for the comment31 July 2011

gives us info about the movie

supernova

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The best depressing movie ever31 July 2011

Maybe you never thought a movie could great and depressing at the same time, but this is it. This movie is tense, honest and engaging. As a Joy Division/New Order fan, this was such as terrific look at the history behind the band.

walt556

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A+

Control22 May 2011

As far as biopics go, Control does a pretty good job at chronicling the career of Joy Division's singer, Ian Curtis, who died by suicide at the age of 23. Though based on the book Touching from a Distance, by Ian Curtiss widow, Deborah Curtis, the film is given a different twist, told from the... more

type casting

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B+

Wow!03 March 2011

The acting in the film was nothing short of superb. Strongest performances turned in by Sam Riley and Samantha Morton. I felt every emotion exhibited by the characters, individually and co-joined. And felt as if it was happen to me or right in front of me at times. But Sam Riley put on a... more

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