Control


Directed by: Anton Corbijn


2007 | UK/USA | 123 min | R



Screening

Friday, December 11, 2015, 7pm


One night only!

“Ian Curtis was one of those introverted teenagers who gaze sadly upon their own destiny. In his cramped bedroom in Macclesfield, England, his schoolboy’s desk holds files labeled for Poems, Novels, and so on. The files are filled not so much with his work as with his dreams. He lies on his back on his narrow bed, smokes, ponders, listens to music. He would become the object of cult veneration as lead singer of the late 1970s band Joy Division, and he would be a suicide at 23. There are times when we almost think that was his plan.” - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun Times 


Regards Jeunes Prize, Cannes 2007


Screened in conjunction with the exhibition SECOND WAVE: Aesthetics of the 80s in Today’s Contemporary Art