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  • Foundation Coffee House Sevendale House, Lever Street Manchester, M1 1JB (map)


Directed by acclaimed photographer Anton Corbijn and based on Deborah Curtis's "Touching from a Distance", Control is the story of the late Joy Division singer Ian Curtis's life, form the band's rise to fame, to his tragic suicide.

Starring Samantha Morton and Alexandra Maria Lara, and featuring an incredible performance from Sam Riley as Ian Curtis, Control documents the relationships with both his wife and his girlfriend, his battle with epilepsy and the road to success with his band, Joy Division. Featuring a score by New Order as well as classic tracks from David Bowie, Sex Pistols and Joy Division.

"Control is a film about England, about music, about loneliness and love. I left the cinema walking on air. It is the best film of the year."
- Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian


Our screenings are intimate but relaxed, held at the beautiful Foundation Coffee House, with a maximum audience size of around thirty people.

Doors open at 6:30pm and the film will begin at 7pm.

Tickets: £5 / £3.50 / £0

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Directed by:
Anton Corbijn




Running time:
122 mins

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