History Film / Control

1st Sep '17 4:19:22 PM DavidDelony
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* SpurnedIntoSuicide: Ian kills himself after an argument with Debbie.
9th Dec '16 10:02:21 AM BadSplice
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* BadAssBeard: Like the real Hook, Joe Anderson has a glorious beard.

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* BadAssBeard: BadassBeard: Like the real Hook, Joe Anderson has a glorious beard.



* {{Foreshadowing}}: [[spoiler: after Ian kills himself, the others are sitting sadly in a pub. Then, Gillian Gilbert shows up to comfort them. After she sits down the shot lingers on them.....showing the classic lineup for Music/NewOrder.]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: [[spoiler: after After Ian kills himself, the others are sitting sadly in a pub. Then, Gillian Gilbert shows up to comfort them. After she sits down the shot lingers on them.....showing the classic lineup for Music/NewOrder.]]



* MrFanService: There's quite a few shots of Ian shirtless, mostly early in the film.

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* MrFanService: MrFanservice: There's quite a few shots of Ian shirtless, mostly early in the film.



* RunningGag: Ian and others are often making fun of TheBuzzcocks's band name.

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* RunningGag: Ian and others are often making fun of TheBuzzcocks's Music/TheBuzzcocks's band name.



* YourCheatingHeart: The implication of what starts Deborah's relationship with Ian to deteriorate. Ironically, in RealLife, both Ian and his 'lover' Annik Honoré were considered just close friends, Annik constantly stating her relationship with Ian was platonic.

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* YourCheatingHeart: The implication of what starts Deborah's relationship with Ian to deteriorate. Ironically, in RealLife, both Ian and his 'lover' Annik Honoré were considered just close friends, PlatonicLifePartners, with Annik constantly stating her relationship with Ian was platonic.
26th Sep '16 11:33:59 AM MarkLungo
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* TheCameo: Natalie Curtis, Ian's daughter, appears in the audience of the Derby Hall gig.



* TheCameo: The real Ian Curtis's daughter appears in the audience of the Derby Hall gig.
* YourCheatingHeart: The implication of what starts Deborah's relationship with Ian to deteriorate. Ironically, in Real life, both Ian and his 'lover' Annik Honoré were considered just close friends, Annik constantly stating her relationship with Ian was platonic.

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* TheCameo: The real Ian Curtis's daughter appears in the audience of the Derby Hall gig.
* YourCheatingHeart: The implication of what starts Deborah's relationship with Ian to deteriorate. Ironically, in Real life, RealLife, both Ian and his 'lover' Annik Honoré were considered just close friends, Annik constantly stating her relationship with Ian was platonic.
26th Sep '16 11:32:01 AM MarkLungo
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* TalentDouble: Averted by the actors. As previously stated above, they played the songs themselves, helped by there being plenty of ThreeChordsandtheTruth songs. Sam Riley (who portrayed Curtis) having been the lead singer of a rock band once beforehand may have helped also.

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* TalentDouble: Averted by the actors. As previously stated above, they played the songs themselves, helped by there being plenty of ThreeChordsandtheTruth ThreeChordsAndTheTruth songs. Sam Riley (who portrayed Curtis) having been the lead singer of a rock band once beforehand may have helped also.
26th Sep '16 11:31:09 AM MarkLungo
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* CountryMatters: The band getsthe atention of Creator/FactoryRecords head Tony Wilson with a note which simply states: "Joy Division, you cunt."

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* CountryMatters: The band getsthe gets the atention of Creator/FactoryRecords head Tony Wilson with a note which simply states: "Joy Division, you cunt."
26th Sep '16 11:30:39 AM MarkLungo
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'''''Control''''' is a 2007 {{Biopic}} about Ian Curtis and Music/JoyDivision, directed by Creator/AntonCorbijn as his director's debut. It's possibly the only straight-up biopic about Ian's life that isn't a documentary.

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'''''Control''''' is a 2007 {{Biopic}} about Ian Curtis and Music/JoyDivision, directed by Creator/AntonCorbijn (who had worked with the band as a photographer) as his director's directorial debut. It's possibly the only straight-up biopic about Ian's life that isn't a documentary.



* CountryMatters: The band gets Tony Wilson's attention with a note which simply states: "Joy Division, you cunt."
* CoverVersion: Sam Riley, Joe Anderson, James Anthony Pearson, and Harry Treadaway (as Ian Curtis, Peter Hook, Bernard Sumner, and Stephen Morris respectively.) all do the songs in the scenes where Joy Division plays live or records. The songs are: "Leaders of Men", "She's Lost Control", "Transmission", "Insight", "Disorder", "Isolation", "Love Will Tear Us Apart", "Digital", "Dead Souls", and "Candidate".
** TheKillers cover "Shadowplay" during the credits.
** Averted with "No Love Lost", and "Atmosphere", which were the original recordings by the real JoyDivision.

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* CountryMatters: The band gets getsthe atention of Creator/FactoryRecords head Tony Wilson's attention Wilson with a note which simply states: "Joy Division, you cunt."
* CoverVersion: Sam Riley, Joe Anderson, James Anthony Pearson, and Harry Treadaway (as Ian Curtis, Peter Hook, Bernard Sumner, and Stephen Morris respectively.) respectively) all do the songs in the scenes where Joy Division plays live or records. The songs are: "Leaders of Men", "She's Lost Control", "Transmission", "Insight", "Disorder", "Isolation", "Love Will Tear Us Apart", "Digital", "Dead Souls", and "Candidate".
** TheKillers Music/TheKillers cover "Shadowplay" during the credits.
** Averted with "No Love Lost", and "Atmosphere", which were the original recordings by the real JoyDivision.Joy Division.



* DownerEnding: Ian commits suicide, Deborah ends up distraught (It doesn't help she was raising their daughter) and the band breaks up.

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* DownerEnding: Ian commits suicide, Deborah ends up distraught (It (it doesn't help she was raising their daughter) and the band breaks up.



* ForeShadowing: [[spoiler: after Ian kills himself, the others are sitting sadly in a pub. Then, Gillian Gilbert shows up to comfort them. After she sits down the shot lingers on them.....showing the classic lineup for NewOrder.]]

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* ForeShadowing: {{Foreshadowing}}: [[spoiler: after Ian kills himself, the others are sitting sadly in a pub. Then, Gillian Gilbert shows up to comfort them. After she sits down the shot lingers on them.....showing the classic lineup for NewOrder.Music/NewOrder.]]



* OopNorth: The film takes place there. In fact the corresponding TV Tropes article used a shot of this movie to illustrate this.

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* OopNorth: The film takes place there. In fact the corresponding TV Tropes Wiki/TVTropes article used a shot of this movie to illustrate this.
21st Sep '16 3:09:34 PM SailorPunkRock
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* FromBadToWorse: The final Joy Division gig, with Ian frequently ducking off stage in order to combat a worsening seizure, forcing Alan Hempstall of Crispy Ambulance to step in for him. The gig ends in a riot.

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* FromBadToWorse: The final Joy Division gig, gig at Derby Hall, with Ian frequently ducking off stage in order to combat a worsening seizure, forcing Alan Hempstall of Crispy Ambulance to step in for him. The gig ends in a riot.


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* TheCameo: The real Ian Curtis's daughter appears in the audience of the Derby Hall gig.
16th Sep '16 8:12:55 PM SailorPunkRock
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* TalentDouble: Averted by the actors. As previously stated above, they played the songs themselves, helped by there being plenty of ThreeChords and the Truth songs. Sam Riley (who portrayed Curtis) having been the lead singer of a rock band once beforehand may have helped also.

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* TalentDouble: Averted by the actors. As previously stated above, they played the songs themselves, helped by there being plenty of ThreeChords and the Truth ThreeChordsandtheTruth songs. Sam Riley (who portrayed Curtis) having been the lead singer of a rock band once beforehand may have helped also.
16th Sep '16 8:12:13 PM SailorPunkRock
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* TalentDouble: Averted by the actors in Control; they played the songs themselves, helped by there being plenty of ThreeChordsandtheTruth songs. Sam Riley (who portrayed Curtis) having been the lead singer of a rock band once beforehand may have helped also.

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* TalentDouble: Averted by the actors in Control; actors. As previously stated above, they played the songs themselves, helped by there being plenty of ThreeChordsandtheTruth ThreeChords and the Truth songs. Sam Riley (who portrayed Curtis) having been the lead singer of a rock band once beforehand may have helped also.
16th Sep '16 8:10:07 PM SailorPunkRock
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* TalentDouble: Averted by the actors in Control; they played the songs themselves, helped by there being plenty of ThreeChords and the Truth songs. Sam Riley (who portrayed Curtis) having been the lead singer of a rock band once beforehand may have helped also.

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* TalentDouble: Averted by the actors in Control; they played the songs themselves, helped by there being plenty of ThreeChords and the Truth ThreeChordsandtheTruth songs. Sam Riley (who portrayed Curtis) having been the lead singer of a rock band once beforehand may have helped also.
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