Joy Division
Joy Division (2007)

On June 4, 1976, four young men from ruined, post-industrial Manchester, England, went to see a Sex Pistols show at the Manchester Lesser Free Trade Hall. Inspired by the gig that is now credited with igniting the Manchester music scene,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 17, 2008
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Energetic tell-all pic about the beginnings in 1976 of the legendary post-punk rock band from the grimy factory city of Manchester.

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Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

This doco, following the release of Control, the dramatised biopic of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, is a thorough and engaging work that unravels the story of Joy Division in chronological order.

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Anna Smith
Empire Magazine

A revealing portrait of a ground-breaking band.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

There will surely come a point when the mythology around Salford's most famous rock group will run dry, but it hasn't yet: this superbly made documentary by Grant Gee deserves to sit on DVD shelves everywhere as a companion piece to Control.

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Sarah Gaish
One of the best and honest accounts of one of the most influential rock bands you're ever likely to see. Glad to see a documentary about Joy Division that… More
Leanna Elle
Interesting documentary, even for a non-Joy Division fan like me. I liked how it was shot - the combination of past and present, and also how you got multiple… More
Gordon A
Less accessible to newcomers to Joy Division than the estimable 'Control' but a treasure for fans with copious extras.
Robert C
A remarkably well made documentary about the band Joy Division, the city of Manchester and the music scene the sprung from there in the late 70's and… More