CON­TROL (2007) SBS ONE, 12.35AM, MA15+, BI­O­GRAPH­I­CAL

The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - TV Guide - - HIGHLIGHTS -

Lead­ing pho­tog­ra­pher/mu­sic video di­rec­tor An­ton Cor­bijn delves deep into the trou­bled life of Ian Cur­tis (Sam Ri­ley) in this dis­turb­ing pro­file of the trou­bled Joy Di­vi­sion singer. Charting the events that led to Cur­tis’s de­pres­sion, epilepsy and, ul­ti­mately, his sui­cide at 23, this gritty and emo­tive biopic – shot in black and white – won a hat-trick of awards at the 2007 Cannes Film Fes­ti­val. ★★★★★

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