Control (2007)

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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.


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25 October 2007 | levijatana
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| I was wrong for expecting more...
I won't be long. I am a huge fan of the band, and I stayed a little disappointed figuring out that the movie is mostly about Ian's sentimental life.

Romanticizing Curtis probably made a horde of new fans, but I think there must have been more depth in that person than the film showed.

Not to mention other characters that are so poorly given trough the movie it seemed a bit strange...

I did like some scenes, I still recommend the film, especially if it will make one a fan of Joy Division!

And please, do watch 24 hour party people...I was amazed by the character of T. Wilson who seemed like quite a prick in this film. In 24 hour party people Tony was described as a ludistic character capable of inventing quite a lot...

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Release Date:

26 September 2007

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK, USA, Australia, Japan, France

Filming Locations

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, UK

Box Office

Budget:

EUR4,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,674 14 October 2007

Gross USA:

$872,252

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,159,508

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