Corbijn also speaks about his Ian Curtis biopic
[b]”Control”[/b], the film based on the life of [b]Joy Division[/b]’s [b]Ian Curtis[/b], was previewed in [b]New York[/b] last night (September 25), watched by a number of the city’s celebrities.
[b]Dave Gahan[/b] and members of [b]Sonic Youth[/b], along with [b]Helena Christensen[/b] and [b]Steve Buscemi[/b], all turned up to watch [b]Anton Corbijn[/b]’s long-awaited biopic of [b]Curtis[/b], set for only limited release in America.
Speaking to [b]NME.COM[/b] at the premiere, [b]Corbijn[/b] said: “I wanted to make sure that [b]Ian[/b] was portrayed as normal and so I felt it was important to surround him with an everyday background. A lot of people’s lives are very mundane but a great deal of beauty can come from these kind of environments too and [b]Joy Division[/b]’s music was a great example of this.”
[b]”Control”[/b] is released on October 5 in the UK.