For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
5,260 Ratings


Directed by Anton Corbijn
United Kingdom, 2007
Biography, Drama, Musical


Set in Manchester during the 1970s, this stylish, black-and-white biopic profiles the life of Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis, who committed suicide at the age of 23 just as the band was on the brink of international fame and fortune.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
Control Directed by Anton Corbijn

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2007 | 2 wins including: Label Europa Cinemas

2007 | 2 special mentions including: C.I.C.A.E. Award

Toronto International Film Festival


San Sebastián International Film Festival


Village Voice Film Poll

2007 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Actress

What are people saying?