Owen Gleiberman
October 12, 2007 AT 04:00 AM EDT

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type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
R
runtime
122 minutes
Limited Release Date
09/26/07
performer
Samantha Morton, Sam Riley
director
Anton Corbijn
distributor
The Weinstein Company
author
Matt Greenhalgh
genre
Biography, Drama

We gave it a B+

The 1980 suicide of Ian Curtis, the lead singer of Joy Division, sealed their status as generationally morose punk prophets, and this biopic offers a portrait of his alienation that is shockingly humane. Sam Riley plays Curtis with that slightly androidal bug-eyed handsomeness.

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