Also in 2007, the documentary film simply titled joy division was released. Play movie in hd download movie in hd control is the biography of joy division lead singer ian curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the bands first american tour in 1980. In the eastern german province of silesia, 1944, the war has barely hit the home front. The movie was partially shot on location around nottingham, macclesfield and manchester. Find a movie, tv show or artist 229,700 songs 71,500 artists 97,600 episodes, movies and games the internets best source for music from tv and movies since 2005. The group consisted of vocalist ian curtis, guitaristkeyboardist bernard sumner, bassist peter hook and drummer stephen morris. Control is a work of art, thanks to its evocative black and white cinematography and sensational performances from sam riley and samantha morton. You can watch as much as you want, whenever you want without a single commercial all for one low monthly price. The funereal album cover for closer, the roughedged synths, in the form of wobbly strings on decades or shrill horns on isolation, the. This is joy division story control part 02 by jomenz on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. As a joy division control, above all else, truly captures the total apathy towards life necessary in any persons mind to take their own life. With sam riley, samantha morton, craig parkinson, alexandra maria lara. Oct 05, 2007 director anton corbijn was one of the few people to know joy division s ian curtis.
Joy division love will tear us apart, 1995 remastered version official video. Nov 12, 2007 unlike control, it has been shot in colour, as is most of the used archive footage from the times, but the opening sequence wonderfully captures the environment in which joy division were born. Ian curtis has aspirations beyond the trappings of small town life in 1970as england. Their debut album unknown pleasures was released in 1979. Joy division is a drama set in the second world war and in the cold war as well. I dont love joy division in fact a barely remember them. Search movies, tv, people, genres sign in try free. Ian curtis, as played by the very talented sam riley, was too smart for the situation he was born into, but he managed to turn his talent into writing thoughtprovoking and outre lyrics for the songs joy division. In 1976, tony wilson sets up factory records and brings manchesters music to the world.
Wanting to emulate his musical heroes, such as david bowie and iggy pop, he joins a band, and his musical ambition begins to thrive. In 1970s england, troubled musician ian curtis sam riley rises to fame as lead singer of the band joy division. A sociopath on death row ray liotta, goodfellas is given a chance to live if he agrees to take part in a chemical behavioral modification program. It is the first feature film directed by anton corbijn, who had worked with joy division as a photographer. Jon savages documentary joy division is a mustsee music. Directed by anton corbijn and starring sam riley, samantha morton, alexandra maria lara and craig parkinson. The files are filled not so much with his work as with his dreams. Starring samantha morton minority report and alexandra maria lara downfall and featuring an incredible performance from newcomer sam riley 24 hour party people as ian curtis, control documents the relationship with both his wife and his girlfriend, his battle with epilepsy and the road to success with this band, joy division. I am a huge joy division fan and have read deborah curtiss book several times. 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.
Joy division was perhaps the most essential band to emerge from the crazily fecund manchester scene of the late seventies. Joy division love will tear us apart, 1995 remastered version official video duration. Sep 22, 2007 natalie curtis, daughter of the late joy division singer ian curtis, went on the set of director anton corbijns control, camera in hand, to find out sat 22 sep 2007 06. Since 1998, dvd netflix has been the premier dvdbymail rental service. The complicated legacy of joy divisions ian curtis in times. The screenplay by matt greenhalgh was based on the biography touching from a distance by curtiss widow deborah, who served as a coproducer on the film. Make your movie list and get blurays and dvds conveniently delivered to you with free shipping both ways. His account of his life features an extraordinary performance from sam riley, writes sukhdev sandhu. Official trailer for the movie control by anton corbijn. Sep 06, 2007 official trailer for the movie control by anton corbijn. The screenplay written by matt greenhalgh is based on the book touching from a distance, by curtiss wife, deborah, who is also a coproducer of the film. Oct 10, 2007 control tells the story of ian curtis, the enigmatic lead singer of influential british band joy division. Most of our subscribers receive their discs within two business days. Joy division were an english rock band formed in salford in 1976.
Wanting to emulate his musical heroes, such as david bowie and iggy pop, he joins a band, and his musical. The awardwinning drama marks the feature film directorial debut of acclaimed photographer and visual artist anton corbijn and stars sam riley ian curtis, academy award nominee samantha morton deborah curtist and alexandra maria lara annik honore. I had occasionally wondered what had happened to joy division, and this film told me the story. This is joy division story control part 01 by jomenz on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Also starring willem dafoe spiderman, michelle rodriguez lost and stephen rea interview with the vampire. Netflix is a streaming service that offers a wide variety of awardwinning tv shows, movies, anime, documentaries, and more on thousands of internetconnected devices. Even those not familiar with joy division can still appreciate the beauty of the film. In his cramped bedroom in macclesfield, england, his schoolboys desk holds files labeled for poems, novels, and so on. Oct 10, 2007 watch the movie trailer for control 2007.
Released october 10th, 2007, control stars sam riley, samantha morton, craig parkinson, alexandra maria lara the r movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 1 min, and received a score of out of 100. Its a journey into something beyond despair, and like one of the above journalists said you dont watch this movie, you live it. Joy division disorder performance from control youtube. If the film control is the story of joy division from ian curtis point of view, than this is the story from the rest of the band. It is a nonlinear story, told in a series of flashbacks to the mid1940s and early 1960s, narrated in voice over from the films present day setting of 1966. A husband and father, curtis begins to feel the strain of his bands growing. This is a must see film for any admirer of the seminal band joy division. Directed by grant gee, this movie is told by people who were there to experience joy division firsthand. Control 2007 biography of joy division lead singer ian curtis anton corbijn, the famous dutch photographer, who moved to the uk to work with joy division, and later u2 and r. Curtis suffered from personal problems and committed suicide on the bands first american tour. Control is a 2007 british biographical film about the life of ian curtis, singer of the late1970s english postpunk band joy division. With steve coogan, lennie james, john thomson, paul popplewell. This doco, following the release of control, the dramatised biopic of joy division lead singer ian curtis, is a thorough and engaging work that unravels the story of joy division in chronological. A profile of ian curtis, the enigmatic singer of joy division.
Ian curtis, as played by the very talented sam riley, was too smart for the situation he was born into, but he managed to turn his talent into writing thoughtprovoking and outre lyrics for the songs joy division put together. Joy division, formerly known as warsaw, was a brilliant rock group that served its time and something that has lived through decades with the help of their songs, love for fans, and legendary performances unfortunately for his bandmates and singer ian curtis, this pictureperfect scenery was cut short. Rent joy division 2007 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. The screenplay by matt greenhalgh was based on the biography touching from a distance by curtiss. The movie title comes from the joy division song shes lost control. Atmosphere is a song by english postpunk band joy division. This included areas where ian curtis had actually lived. May 18, 2020 at least joy division had death as a nucleus. Ian curtis has aspirations beyond the trappings of small town life in 1970s england. Control was taken from the joy division song entitled, shes lost control. Control is anton corbijns 2007 blackandwhite biopic about the late ian curtis 19561980, lead singer of postpunk band joy division.1055 775 497 295 980 195 1176 627 184 511 329 218 972 881 1673 1120 344 894 1415 745 1178 1487 1578 303 1089 43 420 868 935 1086 535 333 859 1289 399 1132 639 751 753 394 115 182 1025 1183 146