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Release Date: October 10, 2007 (NY; LA release: Oct. 19)
Studio: The Weinstein Company
Director: Anton Corbijn
Screenwriter: Matt Greenhalgh
Starring: Sam Riley, Samantha Morton, Alexandra Maria Lara, Craig Parkinson, Joe Anderson
Genre: Drama, Music
MPAA Rating: R (for language and brief sexuality)
Official Website: Not Available
Review: 8.5/10 rating
DVD Review: Not Available
DVD: DVD
Movie Poster: View here
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Plot Summary: Ian Curtis has aspirations beyond the trappings of small town life in 1970's England. Wanting to emulate his musical heroes, such as David Bowie and Iggy Pop, he joins a band, and his musical ambition begins to thrive. Soon though, the everyday fears and emotions, that fuel his music, slowly begin to eat away at him. Married young, with a daughter, he is distracted from his family commitments by a new love and the growing expectations of his band. The strain manifests itself in his health. With epilepsy adding to his guilt and depression, desperation takes hold. Surrendering to the weight on his shoulders, Ianís tortured soul consumes him.

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International Trailer 1 (8.15.07):



International Trailer 2 (8.21.07):
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Clip 1 - 'Swear Words' (9.25.07):
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Clip 2 - 'Put Us On' (9.25.07):
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Clip 3 (10.9.07):
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