Control Opening Sequence

Control is a 2007 biographical film, following the life of Ian Curtis, singer of the late 1970s Manchester band Joy Division. Based on the biography Touching from a Distance by Deborah Curtis, Ian's wife, the movie illustrates the emotion, strain, fame, and struggles of Ian, all of which became out of his control. The design of this opening sequence pulls from the idea of depression, the void, and fading away. The film is also shot in black and white, thus the color palette remains in black and white. The type, set in Centra No. 2 by Sharp Type, is based off Gills Sans, a typeface commonly used in British design. Effects illustrate restraint and attempts to remain in control.
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