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Control , the Ian Curtis biopic that was a hit at Cannes, has earned the approval of recently disbanded members of New Order, who were

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Joy Division Flick Good, But Not True, Say Band Members

Ex-New Order/Joy Division members enjoyed new movie but debate its accuracy.

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Control, the Ian Curtis biopic that was a hit at Cannes, has earned the approval of recently disbanded members of New Order, who were Joy Division before the suicide of Curtis. There's a catch, however.

"None of its true really," Stephen Morris told xfm. "It’s sort of true but you have to take liberties when you're making a film because the truth is too boring." 

Morris and Peter Hook weigh in on the film here

As a side note, Joy Division is my favorite band of all-time. Strange to hear from a confirmed metalhead like me, but it's true. I've been looking forward to Control since I bought the DVD of 24 Hour Party PeopleHowever much of Control is true or not, I don't care. I just want to see the movie. Just in case you don't know what I'm talking about, here's a trailer.

 

 
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